9 June 2010
Attributed to Ludovico Fiumicelli (Vicenza fl. 1527-1570 Treviso)
oil on panel
18¾ x 25½ in. (47.6 x 64.8 cm.)
Mauerbach Benefit Sale; Christie's, Vienna, 29-30 October 1996, lot 118, as 'Circle of Amico Aspertini'.
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We are grateful to Everett Fahy for suggesting the attribution to Fiumicelli, upon first hand inspection (verbal communication, 23 April 2010).
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