10,000 - 15,000 USD
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- Luca Giordano
- The Circumcision
- oil on canvas
- 52 1/2 by 81 1/2 in.; 133.4 by 207 cm.
Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 21 July 1972, lot 148 (as the Presentation in the Temple);
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.
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."