5 February 2003
This lot is offered without a reserve
The Astorga Master (Astorga, active 1st. half of the 16th Century)
Salome presenting the head of Saint John the Baptist
oil on panel laid down on board
33¾ x 32 3/8 (85.6 x 83.2 cm.)
Purchased in 1922 by Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey McCormick, by whom given to the Museum in 1948.
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C.P. Post, A History of Spanish Painting, Cambridge, 1941, IX, part II, p. 563, fig. 218.
Thieme-Becker, Lexikon der Bildenden Kuenstler, 1950, XXXVII, p. 26.
Catalogue of the Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1961, p. 298.
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Offered in New York, the art collected by the Tony Award-winning producer, philanthropist and ‘grand dame’ of Palm Beach
Fewer than 30 of these horseshoe-back armchairs are known to exist. This one comes to auction on 13 September in New York