Please note that this lot has been withdrawn from the sale.
This Lot has been withdrawn from the sale.
The estimate on this lot should read £6,000-8,000 and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
Please note this lot is signed lower left: G DH(in ligature).
Please note the following additional provenance for this lot: Anonymous sale, London, Sotheby's, 1 November 2007, lot 130, where purchased by the late owner.
Please note the extra provenance for this lot: In the private collection of N. J. Oppenheimer. We are grateful to Fred Meijer of the RKD for confirming the attribution to Cornelis Delff.
The Provenance, Exhibition and Literature references are incorrect and should be ignored.
Please note this painting is lined, not as stated in the printed catalogue.
It has been requested for the exhibition Ritorno al Barocco. Da Caravaggio a Vanvitelli at the Museo di Capodimonte from the 12 December 2009 to the 11 April 2010.
Please note this painting has been requested for the exhibition Ritorno al Barocco. Da Caravaggio a Vanvitelli at the Museo di Capodimonte from the 12 December 2009 to the 11 April 2010.
We are grateful to Dottoressa Laura Laureati for pointing out, following first-hand inspection, that this is a characteristic work by Anton Goubau (1616-1698).
All six are signed on the reverse: Giacomo de Guardi and inscribed with the view: Veduta dietro S. Marta ed in lontano le Zattere; Veduta del Canal e fond.ta della Seuza che cond.ie in chiovere a S. Alvisa; Veduta di S. Gervaso e Protaso detto volgarm.e S. Trovaso; Veduta delle Zattare allo Spirito Santo; Veduta delle Medicanti; Veduta della porte inferiore delli Cattecumini e ponte delle Zattere. Please note five out of the six lots are offered with later gilt frames, for further information please contact the department.
Please note that the correct estimate for this lot is £8,000-12,000, and not as stated in the printed catalogue.
We are grateful to Agnieszka Pospiszil for pointing out that this is a portrait of a Russian Navy captain, wearing the uniform used between 1801 and 1807.
We are grateful to Agnieszka Pospiszil for pointing out that this might be a portrait of Charles Emmanuel III of Savoy (1701-1773). We are also grateful to Dott. Aldo Pillittu for suggesting that the sitter may be Vittorio Amedeo Costa, Count of the Trinità, and Viceroy of Sardinia between 1755 and 1758.
Additional Provenance: C.R. Tennant Esq; By whom sold, London, Christie's, 25 February 1905, lot 118 ('The Arrival and The Departure'), for 14 1/2 Guineas to Paget as De Loutherbourg; Mr and Mrs Skilbeck, Scarborough by 1981.
We are grateful to Dottoressa Laura Laureati for pointing out that the work is a copy after Vernet's large canvas in the Palazzo Borghese, Rome.