4 July 1997,
Price realised GBP 16,100
GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000
Enea Salmeggia (c. 1546/58-1626)
The Madonna (?) and Attendants in Procession
oil on canvas
38½ x 53in. (97.8 x 134.6cm.)
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For the artist, see U. Ruggeri, Enea Salmeggia in I Pittori Bergamaschi dal XII al XIX secolo: Il Cinquecento IV, Bergamo, 1978, pp. 247-385.
Dr. Mauro Natale has kindly pointed out that the subject is Esther before Ahasuerus. He considers the picture a late work by Luca Cambiaso.
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France