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121

Giulio Romano

Portrait of a woman, head and shoulders |《女子肖像,頭與肩》

VAT applies to hammer price and buyer's premium

Estimate:

300,000

to
- 500,000 GBP

Giulio Romano

Giulio Romano

Portrait of a woman, head and shoulders |《女子肖像,頭與肩》

Portrait of a woman, head and shoulders |《女子肖像,頭與肩》

Estimate:

300,000

to
- 500,000 GBP

Lot sold:

378,000

GBP

Giulio Romano

朱利奧・皮皮 - 或稱朱利奧・羅曼諾

Rome 1499 - 1546 Mantua

Portrait of a woman, head and shoulders

《女子肖像,頭與肩》


oil on panel, in a carved and gilt wooden frame

油彩畫板,配刻面木製塗金畫框

4 45.6 x 31 cm; 17 ⅞ x 12 ¼ in.

45.6 x 31 公分;17 7/8 x 12 ¼ 英寸

The following condition report is provided by Henry Gentle who is an external specialist and not an employee of Sotheby's:


GIULIO PIPPI, called GIULIO ROMANO

Portrait of a woman, head and shoulders

Circa 1520-1523.

Oil on panel, in a carved and gilt wooden frame

45.6 x 31 cm; 17 7/8 x 12 ¼ in.


The soft wood panel has been reduced in thickness to mitigate historic worm damage; there have been some minor repairs to the reverse.


The paint layer is stable and secure and in a very good preserved condition.


Some of the vertical grain is slightly raised and is visibly proud in raking light.


Very fine hairline cracks can be detected to the paint layer with minimal associated paint loss.


Under u-v light minor restored loss can be seen to the forehead and the proper right cheek, likely old worm damage.

Very minor retouching can also be seen in the background by her ear.


The skin tones to chest and neck are in very good original condition and details to the eyes, nose and curls of the hair are intact.

Fine painted details to the neckline retain original textured brushwork. 34-35 New Bond Street, London W1A 2AA +44 (0)20 7293 5000 SOTHEBYS.COM


A residue of a discoloured varnish, particularly in the hair, can be detected and its removal would improve overall tonality.

in situ and its removal would improve the overall tonality.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Private collection, Vienna;
Anonymous sale, Vienna, Dorotheum, 30 March 2000, lot 5 (as attributed to Agnolo Bronzino);
Whence acquired by the present owner.