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Bonifazio de' Pitati, Called Bonifazio Veronese

Madonna Reading a Book and Holding the Standing Christ Child, With a Landscape Beyond

Oil on panel

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Bonifazio de' Pitati, Called Bonifazio Veronese
Madonna Reading a Book and Holding the Standing Christ Child, With a Landscape Beyond
Oil on panel
Provenance

Prince Stanislaw Poniatowski (1754 - 1833), Rome;

Thence by descent in the family in Paris and Vienna (as by Titian);

With Galerie St. Lucas, Vienna, before 1927;

Stockholm art market, 1927;

Acquired in 1928 for a private collection, Stockholm, and by descent in the family;

By whom sold, London, Sotheby's, 1 November 2001, lot 27; With Hall and Knight, New York; Where acquired April 3, 2002;

Private Collection US;

By whom sold, New York, Sotheby’s, 22 May 2019, lot 15;

Where acquired by the present owner.

Literature

S. Poglayen-Neuwall, “Ein wiederaufgetauchtes Frühwerk Tizians?”, in Cicerone, vol. 19, no. 19 (October 1927): pp. 591-6, reproduced p. 593, fig. 2 (as by Titian);

D. Westphal, Bonifazio Veronese (Bonifazio dei Pitati), Munich 1931, pp. 31-33, footnote 81, p. 144, reproduced plate IV, fig. 5 (as by Bonifazio);

O. Sirén, Italienska Tavlor och Teckningar: Nationalmuseum och andra Svenska och Finska Samlingar, Stockholm 1933, p. 137, reproduced pl. 88 (as by Palma il Vecchio);

A. Busiri Vici, I Poniatowski e Roma, Florence 1971, pp. 326-7, engraving reproduced fig. 152 (as by Bonifazio).