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Attributed to Lionello Spada (Bologna 1576-1622 Parma)

The Death of Cleopatra

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Attributed to Lionello Spada (Bologna 1576-1622 Parma)
The Death of Cleopatra
oil on canvas
32 x 48¼ in. (81.5 x 122.5 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Finarte, Rome, 30 March 1982, lot 101.
Anonymous sale; Jean-Marc Delvaux, Paris, 1 December 1997, lot 22, as Lionello Spada, where acquired by the present owner.
Literature
B. Nicolson, Caravaggism in Europe, ed. L. Vertova, Oxford, 1989, I, p. 178.
F. Frisoni,'Lionello Spada', in E. Negro and M. Pirondini, La scuola dei Carracci. Dall'Accademia alla bottega di Ludovico, Modena, 1994, pp. 268, 272-3, note 31, fig. 345.
M. Pirondini, E. Monducci, E. Negro and N. Roio, Leonello Spada, Florence, 2002, pp. 185-6, no. 151.
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