4 June 2009
Florentine School, 17th Century
The Triumph of David
oil on canvas
67 5/8 x 85½ in. (172 x 217.2 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Tajan, Paris, 20 June 2000, lot 9, as 'Ottavio Vannini' (for $27,402).
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Please note this lot is sold with a frame that has not been displayed due to its delicate condition.
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