25 October 2007
A VIENNA STYLE GREEN AND PINK GROUND CHARGER, SCHLUMMERNDE VENUS
Late 19th/20th century, blue beehive mark, signed F. Wagner Wien.
Finely painted with a detail of 'The Sleeping Venus' after Giorgione depicted as a half-length recumbent nude resting on burgundy drape, within elaborately gilt scrolling foliate bands
19¼ in. (48.8 cm.) diameter
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Giorgio da Castelfranco called Giorgione (Castelfranco 1477/8 - 1510 Venedig)
After the picture of circa 1510 in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden, (Gal. Nr. 185).
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