oil on canvas, in an Italian 17th Century frame
Gustaf Adolf Sparre (1746-1794);
His widow, Elisabeth Sofia Amalia Beata Sparre
Gustaf Adolph de la GardieJacob Gustaf de la Gardie
Carl Count de Geer
Thence by descent to his granddaughter, Wanas, Sweden
Thence by descent in the same house
Sale: Sotheby's London, December 6, 2007, lot 119, illustrated
Two very similar original versions by Barocci are known: in the Uffizi, Florence (122 by 91 cm.), and the Alte Pinakothek, Munich (256 by 185 cm.) 1The Sparre copy may tentatively be attributed on the grounds of style to Barocci's follower Antonio Viviani, II Sordo.
The stretcher bears an old label: No57/ Federico Barroccio f.
1. See A. Emilani, Federico Barocci, Bologna 1985, vol. II, p. 239 etc, both reproduced.
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