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Ippolito Scarsella, called Lo Scarsellino (Ferrara 1555-1620)
Ippolito Scarsella, called Lo Scarsellino (Ferrara 1555-1620)

The Rape of Persephone

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Ippolito Scarsella, called Lo Scarsellino (Ferrara 1555-1620)
The Rape of Persephone
oil on canvas
35 x 44 in. (88.9 x 111.8 cm.)
Provenance
Anon. sale, Florence, 23 October 1974, lot 67.

Lot Essay

We are grateful to both Mario di Giampaolo and Professor Mariangela Novelli for confirming the attribution on the basis of a photograph (written communication 18 May 1999 and verbal communication 21 May 1999 respectively). Professor Novelli dates the picture to the 1590s.
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