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PROPERTY OF A MIDWESTERN PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Francesco da Ponte, called Francesco Bassano the Younger
Bassano del Grappa circa 1549 - 1592 Venice
ORPHEUS CHARMING THE ANIMALS
Estimate
50,00070,000
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PROPERTY OF A MIDWESTERN PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Francesco da Ponte, called Francesco Bassano the Younger
Bassano del Grappa circa 1549 - 1592 Venice
ORPHEUS CHARMING THE ANIMALS
Estimate
50,00070,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Old Master Paintings and European Works of Art Including Property of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

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Francesco da Ponte, called Francesco Bassano the Younger
Bassano del Grappa circa 1549 - 1592 Venice
BASSANO DEL GRAPPA CIRCA 1549 - 1592 VENICE
ORPHEUS CHARMING THE ANIMALS

Provenance

Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, July 31,1953, lot 127 (as Bassano), for 38 Guineas to Klein;
Dr. and Mrs. Michael W. Freeman, thence by descent to the present owner. 

Catalogue Note

The composition exists in versions by both Francesco and Leandro Bassano, and is one of the rare mythological subjects treated by the family.  A version of the composition was in the collection of Archduke Leopold Wilhelm, and was engraved for the Theatrum Pictorium, the catalogue David Teniers made of the collection. 

Important Old Master Paintings and European Works of Art Including Property of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

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New York