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PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Attributed to Sebastiano Torrigiani (d. 1596)
Italian, probably Rome, circa 1580
CRISTO MORTO
Estimate
10,00015,000
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77

PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR

Attributed to Sebastiano Torrigiani (d. 1596)
Italian, probably Rome, circa 1580
CRISTO MORTO
Estimate
10,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Attributed to Sebastiano Torrigiani (d. 1596)
Italian, probably Rome, circa 1580
CRISTO MORTO
gilt bronze, on a modern perspex stand
corpus: 23cm., 9in.
stand: 30.5 by 25cm., 12 by 9 3/4 in.
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Catalogue Note

Although sometimes given to Giambologna (Avery and Hall, op. cit.), the present model appears instead to follow a crucifix by Sebastiano Torrigiani, derived from a model by his master Guglielmo della Porta, which is in the church of San Giacomo Maggiore in Bologna.

RELATED LITERATURE
G. Roversi, 'Gli arredi sacri di San Giacomo Maggiore', in C. Volpe (ed.), Il Tempio di San Giacomo Maggiore in Bologna, Bologna, 1967, pp. 187-214, fig. 268;  C. Avery and M. Hall, Giambologna: An Exhibition of Sculpture by the Master and his Followers from the Collection of Michael Hall, Esq., Salander O'Reilly Galleries, New York, 1998, nos. 20-21

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