9 July 2008
Lombard School, 15th Century
A cassone panel: The Continence of Scipio
on gold ground panel, in an engaged frame
19¾ x 61 5/8 in. (50.2 x 156.5 cm.)
The Princely House of Liechtenstein, in Vienna by August 1881, when moved thence to Bergschloss Seebenstein, Neunkirchen, Lower Austria, until April 1884, when returned to Vienna until 1894, when returned to Seebenstein until June 1906, when returned to Vienna until June 1907, when taken to Veste Liechtenstein, Mödling, until July 1920, when placed in the Gallery of the Garden Palace at Rossau, until 1944, when moved to Schloss Vaduz, Liechtenstein, until the present.
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As Everett Fahy kindly points out, this cassone front is by a painter of the circle of Bonifacio Bembo (active 1447-78).
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