24 April 2009,
Price realised GBP 27,500
GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000
Ignaz Stern (Mauerkirchen, Bavaria 1679-1748 Rome)
An equestrian portrait of a nobleman as Protector of the Arts, before personifications of Sculpture, Poetry, Music and Painting
oil on canvas
29½ x 39¼ in. (75 x 99.2 cm.)
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We are grateful to Professor Giancarlo Sestieri for confirming the attribution on the basis of photographs.
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Kofler-Truniger Collection, Lucerne; Christie's, London, 8 July 1988, lot 51.
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