Lot 4
  • 4

Luca Giordano

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
25,000 USD
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Description

  • Luca Giordano
  • The Circumcision
  • oil on canvas
  •  52 1/2  by 81 1/2  in.; 133.4 by 207 cm.

Provenance

Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 21 July 1972, lot 148 (as the Presentation in the Temple);
Where acquired.

Literature

C. Wright, A Catalogue of the Old Master Paintings in the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. J.V. Feather at Bridley Manor, Surrey, Surrey 1974, pp. 29-30, cat. no. 7, reproduced fig. 7 and two details.

Catalogue Note

We are grateful to Giuseppe Scavizzi for confirming the attribution to Giordano on the basis of a photograph. He dates it probably to the last years of the artist's life, considering it "an original work, of great quality, done in his most  'classical' manner."
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