25 April 2001
Alessandro Magnasco (Genoa 1667-1749)
A stormy landscape with Carthusian monks praying at a shrine, angels in the sky beyond
oil on canvas, unframed
23 x 17¼ in. (58.4 x 43.9 cm.)
Anon. Sale, Christie's, New York, 5 October 1995, lot 52 ($11,000 to the present owner).
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Another version of the composition, with minor variations, is in a private collection, Madrid (see J.U. Fernandez, La Pittura Italiana del Siglo XVIII en Espana, 1977, p. 432, pl. CLXIII).
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