London, South Kensington
10 December 2004
Circle of Sebastiano Ricci (Belluno 1659-1734 Venice)
The Judgement of Paris
oil on canvas
48¾ x 39¾ in. (123.8 x 101 cm.)
Castle Howard House Sale; Sotheby's, 12 November 1991, lot 477 as 'Ascribed to Sebastiano Ricci'.
In the early Castle Howard manuscript catalogues of the collection this painting was ascribed to Ricci. An alternative attribution to the obscure artise Hrevé, recorded as working for Charles, 3rd Earl of Carlisle, has been suggested.
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