8 July 2009
Neapolitan School, 17th Century
A faun playing the panpipes
oil on canvas
25 x 19 5/8 in. (63.5 x 49.9 cm.)
(Possibly) Vittorio Amedeo, Prince of Savoy-Carignano (1690-1741).
(Probably) Anonymous sale; Paris, 18 May 1769, lot 31, as 'Un Tableau peint sur toile par Ribera, représentant un Faune qui joue de la Flutte dans sa bordure dorée, h. 2 pieds 9 pouces, l. 2 pieds 2 p. Ce Tableau vient du même cabinet [feu Prince de Carignan]'.
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