4 July 1997
THE PROPERTY OF THE LATE ERIC YOUNG
Livio Mehus (c. 1630-1691)
The Apple of Discord thrown among the Gods
oil on canvas
14½ x 18¼in. (36.8 x 46.3cm.)
W.T. Elder, Florence; Christie's, 31 Jan. 1862, lot 87, unattributed (sold with lot 86: £9 to Baker).
Anon. Sale, Phillips, 30 Sept. 1968, lot 108, as Italian School, 18th Century (to Trafalgar Galleries).
with Trafalgar Galleries, London (Trafalgar Galleries at the Royal Academy III, 1983, pp. 84-5, no. 33, illustrated in colour, as Giacomo del Po).
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G. Cantelli, Repertorio della Pittura Fiorentina del Seicento, Fiesole, 1983, p. 112.
We are grateful to Dottoressa Mina Gregori for confirming the attribution from a photograph.
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