View 1 of Lot 124. A classical scene: a warrior prince leading a maiden away.
View 1 of Lot 124. A classical scene: a warrior prince leading a maiden away.
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Vincenzo Dandini

A classical scene: a warrior prince leading a maiden away

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

The Property of a European Private Collector

Vincenzo Dandini

Vincenzo Dandini

A classical scene: a warrior prince leading a maiden away

A classical scene: a warrior prince leading a maiden away

Estimate:

15,000 - 20,000 GBP

The Property of a European Private Collector

Vincenzo Dandini

Florence 1609 - 1675

A classical scene: a warrior prince leading a maiden away


oil on canvas

unframed: 97.7 x 132.2 cm.; 38 1/2 x 52 in.

framed: 127 x 161.3 cm.; 50 x 63 1/2 in.

Gonzalo María de Ulloa and Ortega-Montañés, 9th Count of Adanero (1833-82);
Thence by inheritance to his brother, Don José María de Ulloa y Ortega-Montañés, 8th Marquis of Castro-Serna (1839-1905);
Thence by descent to the previous owners.
Madrid, Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos, no. 81 (lent by Adanero; according to a label on the reverse).

This painting may be compared to Dandini's Hagar and Sarah (private collection, Florence)1 and Esther fainting (location unknown),2 in which the figures of Sarah and one of Esther's attendants bear a strong resemblance to the female figure, here.

The attribution to Dandini is thanks to Dott.ssa Francesca Baldassari, to whom we are grateful.


1 See S. Bellesi, Vincenzo Dandini, e la pittura a Firenze alla metà del seicento, Pisa 2003, pp. 112-13, cat. no. 34, reproduced p. 113.

2 See Bellesi 2003, pp. 113-14, cat. no. 35, reproduced p. 114.