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THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Studio of Sir Peter Paul Rubens
ALEXANDER AND ROXANA
Lotto. Venduto 102,500 GBP (Prezzo di aggiudicazione con commissione d'acquisto)
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THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

Studio of Sir Peter Paul Rubens
ALEXANDER AND ROXANA
Lotto. Venduto 102,500 GBP (Prezzo di aggiudicazione con commissione d'acquisto)
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Studio of Sir Peter Paul Rubens
SIEGEN 1577 - 1640 ANTWERP
ALEXANDER AND ROXANA

Provenienza(e)

Per Lagerbring (1732–99), inv. no. 102, whose collection was bought in its entirety by David Henrik Hildebrand (1712–94), Ericsberg;
His son, David Gotthard Henrik Hildebrand (1761–1808), who died unmarried;
His sister, Agneta Sofia Hildebrand, who was married to Baron Carl Göran Bonde (1757–1840);
Thence by descent at Ericsberg until sold ('Property from the Bonde Collection, Ericsbergs Slott, Sweden'), London, Sotheby's, 6 July 2006, lot 143, where acquired by the present owner.

Bibliografia

O. Granberg, Catalogue raisonné de tableaux... dans les collections privées de la Suede, Stockholm 1886, p. 206, cat. no. 354;
O. Granberg, Trésors d'Art en Suède, vol. III, Stockholm 1913, reproduced vol. III, plate 18;
B.G. Söderberg et al., Svenska Slott & Herresäten, Södermanland Part 1, Malmo 1968, p. 126, reproduced p. 123;
A. Pigler, Barokthemen, Budapest 1974, vol. II, p. 361;
E. McGrath, Rubens. Subjects from History II, in Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard, London 1997, vol. II, p. 80, cat. no. 14, copy no. 3.

Nota a catalogo

This composition is derived from a lost original by Sir Peter Paul Rubens (15771640), known today through several studio replicas or variants. The best of these are the paintings now in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem; in the Staatliche Schlosser und Gärten, Wörlitz; and that formerly in the collections of the Kings of Hanover, sold Hanover, Sotheby's, 5 October 2005, lot 415.1 The present painting was formerly attributed to Theodor van Thulden (1606–69); another version of the composition, given to van Thulden, is recorded in the collection of Alfred S. Karlsen, Beverly Hills, California.

1. See McGrath, 1997, vol. I, plates 55–56, 58, vol. II, p. 80, cat. no. 14 and 14(1) and p. 85, cat. no. 15.

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