Lot 146
  • 146

Follower of Annibale Carracci

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Description

  • 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.

Provenance

Ickworth sale, Sotheby's, 11–12 June 1996, lot 481, for £15,000.

Literature

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).

Catalogue Note

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.

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