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Circle of Sebastiano Conca (Italian, 1680-1764)

Rinaldo and Armida

Details
Circle of Sebastiano Conca (Italian, 1680-1764)
Rinaldo and Armida
oil on canvas
38½ x 53¼ in. (97.7 x 135.2 cm.)
Provenance
Charles-Alexandre de Calonne, Prime Minister of France, (1734-1802), Paris.
His sale; Skinner and Dyke, London, 23 March 1795, lot 30.
Private collection, Italy.
Private collection, USA.
with Berliner Galleries, New York, by 1939, where purchased by
Private collector, Scarsdale, New York, 1962.

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Lot Essay

Rinaldo and Armida in the present lot relate to Conca's figures on the vault of Santa Cecilia in Trastevere, Rome, where, between 1721 and 1724, he executed the Coronation of St. Cecilia.
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