1 April 2008
Gaetano Astolfini (active first half 19th Century) after Titian
The Mocking of Christ
inscribed 'Opera di Gaetano Astolfini Venezia 1824' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
69.5 x 90.5 cm.
Schloss Feldsberg, Valtice, before 1944.
Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, 1944/1945.
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After the original in the Scuola di San Rocco, Venice.
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