8 December 2004
Studio of Lavinia Fontana (Bologna 1552-1614 Rome)
The Holy Family with the Infant Saint John the Baptist and Saint Anne
oil on copper
20¼ x 15 5/8 in. (51.4 x 39.7 cm.)
Collection Frederic Kalz, 1938, by whom gifted to
Mr. Edmond Bano, until 1956 when given to the father of the present owners.
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The prime version of this studio replica is in the National Museum, Stockholm, see M. T. Cantaro, Lavinia Fontana bolognese, Pittore singolare 1552-1614, Milan, 1989, under 4a.64, p. 157.
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Please note that the estimate should read £10,000-15,000 and not as stated in the catalogue.
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