Follower of Annibale Carracci
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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- The Adoration of the Shepherds
- oil on canvas, in an elaborate carved and gilt wood frame
- 116 x 85.5 cm.; 45 5/8 x 33 3/4 in.
Ickworth sale, Sotheby's, 11–12 June 1996, lot 481, for £15,000.
The Most Honourable The 4th Marquess of Bristol, deceased, Ickworth, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Valuation for probate of pictures, drawings and miniatures, 1952, p. 481 (as A. Carracci).
A copy after Annibale's 1597–98 original in the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Orleans.1
1. 103 x 85 cm.; see D. Posner, Annibal Caracci. A Study in the Reform of Italian Painting around 1590, London 1971, pp. 44–45, cat. no. 102, reproduced pl. 102a.