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Francesco Ubertini, called Bachiacca

Tobias and the Angel |《托比亞斯與天使》

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Lot Details


Property from an Important European Kunstkammer


Francesco Ubertini, called Bachiacca


Florence 1494 - 1557

Tobias and the Angel


oil on poplar panel


40 x 35.3 cm.; 15 3/4  x 13 7/8 in.

40 x 35.3 公分;15 ¾ x 13 ⅞ 英寸

With Galerie Trotti, Paris;

Dr Eduard Simon (1864–1929), Berlin;

His sale, Berlin, Cassirer & Helbing, 10–11 October 1929, lot 9;

With A.S. Drey, Munich, 1930;

In the possession of the family of the present owner for at least the last fifty years.

D. von Hadeln, H. Voss (eds), Archiv für Kunstgescichte, Leipzig 1914, vol. II, reproduced pl. 117;

A.Venturi, Storia dell’arte italiana, Milan 1925, vol. IX, I, pp. 463–64, 474 n. I, reproduced fig. 344;

M.J. Friedländer, Die Sammlung Dr. Eduard Simon, Berlin 1929, vol. I, p. 34, fig. 9 reproduced;

R. Salvini, ‘Umbertini, Francesco’, in U. Thieme and F. Becker (eds), Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart, vol. XXXIII, Leipzig 1939, p. 523;

F. Lugt, 'Man and Angel II', in Gazette des Beaux-Arts, XXV, June 1944, p. 326, n. 8;

H.S. Merritt, Bachiacca Studies: the Uses of Imitation, Ph.D., Princeton University 1958, p. 95;

B. Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance: Florentine School, London 1963, vol. I, p. 19, vol. II, reproduced pl. 1246;

F. Abbate, ‘L’Attività giovanile del; Bachiacca (fino al viaggio romano del 1524–25)’, in Paragone, no. XVI/189, November 1965, p. 40;

L. Nikolenko, Francesco Umbertini Called Il Bachiacca, Locust Valley 1966, pp. 15 and 46;

R.G. La France, Francesco d’Umbertino Verdi, il Bachiacca, 1494–1557: ‘Diligente Dipintore’, Ph.D., New York University 2002, no. 30;

R.G. La France, Bachiacca Artist of the Medici Court, Florence 2008, p. 182, no. 36, reproduced fig. 143.