Antonio Zanchi (Este 1631-1722 Venice)
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Antonio Zanchi (Este 1631-1722 Venice)

The Death of Seneca

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Antonio Zanchi (Este 1631-1722 Venice)
The Death of Seneca
oil on canvas
50 x 68 in. (127 x 172.7 cm.)
with inventory number '38' (lower left)
Provenance
Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian (1636 -1702/03), Newbattle Abbey, Scotland, by 1678 and by descent to
Peter Francis Walter Kerr, 12th Marquess of Lothian; Sotheby's, London, 20 April 1988, lot 19.
Literature
Ms. inventory of the paintings in the collection of the Marquis of Lothian, Newbattle Abbey, 1678, no. 14, as 'Chevalier Bernaskio [sic], for Cavaliere Bergamasco'.
Catalogue of the original pictures in the House of Newbattle, circa 1720, no. 8, as 'Chevalier Bernaskio [sic]'. Ms. inventory of the paintings at Newbattle Abbey, 1833, no. 38.
C. Thompson, Pictures from Scotland. The National Gallery of Scotland and its collection: A study of the changing attitude to painting since the 1820s, Edinburgh, 1972, pp. 111-2.
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An alternative attribution to Antonio Arrigoni has been suggested.

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