23 - 24 June 2015
After Giovanni Battista Salvi, called Il Sassoferrato
The Virgin in Prayer, called Madre Dolorosa
oil on canvas
79.4 x 63.5 cm.
The Princely House of Liechtenstein; Christie's, Amsterdam, 1 April 2008, lot 171, where purchased by the present owner.
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This picture copies a well-known composition by Il Sassoferrato of which several versions exist, for instance in the Musei Civici, Pesaro and the Monastero di Santa Chiara, Sassoferrato.
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