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Micheli Parrasio
PORTRAIT OF A DIVA, SAID TO BE ARTEMISIA ROBERTI, THREE QUARTER LENGTH, WEARING A FUR-LINED COAT, PEARLS, AND HOLDING A MUSICAL SCORE
Estimate
10,00015,000
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32
Micheli Parrasio
PORTRAIT OF A DIVA, SAID TO BE ARTEMISIA ROBERTI, THREE QUARTER LENGTH, WEARING A FUR-LINED COAT, PEARLS, AND HOLDING A MUSICAL SCORE
Estimate
10,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Micheli Parrasio
VENICE, BEFORE 1516 - 1578
PORTRAIT OF A DIVA, SAID TO BE ARTEMISIA ROBERTI, THREE QUARTER LENGTH, WEARING A FUR-LINED COAT, PEARLS, AND HOLDING A MUSICAL SCORE

Provenance

Gaetano Faccioli, Verona, as Pordenone;
His sale, London, Christie's, 28 June 1852, lot 93, as Pordenone, where described in the catalogue as "well painted";
Mary Anne Talbot (?);
Given to Mary Gladstone, daughter of the Rt Hon. W.E. Gladstone on 21 June 1881 (all the above based on information taken from old labels formerly attached to the reverse of the canvas which are offered with the painting);
Private Collection, Somerset.

Catalogue Note

The tentative identification of the sitter as Artemisia Roberti is based on a label formerly attached to the back of the painting. The attribution was first proposed by the late Professor Federico Zeri (oral communication with the present owner).

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