Carlo Maratti, Karel van Vogelaer, called Carlo dei Fiori or Distelbloom
- Carlo Maratti
- Portrait of a young woman, three quarter length, as Flora
- oil on canvas
- 50 1/2 by 39 5/8 in.; 128.2 by 100.7 cm.
The pose of Flora is very close to that of the female figure by Maratti in Still Life with a Woman Picking Grapes in the Hermiatge Museum, St. Petersburg, which is a collaborative work by Maratti and Christian Berentz.
This painting is accompanied by a copy of a photo-certificate from Wilhelm Suida, dated Zurich, September 1932, stating this painting to be a work by Carlo Maratti.
1. See The Getty Provenance Index Databases, Item 1063, Archival Inventory I-629 (Odescalchi); D.L. Bershad, “The Newly Discovered Testament and Inventories of Carlo Maratti and His Wife Francesca (Gommi),” in Antologia di belli arti, no. 25-26 1985, p. 83; and S. Rudolph, Niccolò Maria Pallavicini, L’ascesa al Tempio della Virtù attraverso il Mecenatismo, Rome 1995, p. 87.