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Carlo Cignani

An Allegory of the Five Senses

Estimate:

150,000 - 200,000 USD

Carlo Cignani

Carlo Cignani

An Allegory of the Five Senses

An Allegory of the Five Senses

Estimate:

150,000 - 200,000 USD

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Carlo Cignani

Bologna 1628 - 1719 Forlì

An Allegory of the Five Senses


oil on canvas

canvas: 57 1/4 by 67 1/2 in.; 145.4 by 171.4 cm.

framed: 67 3/4 by 79 1/4 in.; 172 by 201.2 cm.

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Lord Heytesbury, Wiltshire;
Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 24 February 1912, lot 115 (as C. Cignani);
With Howard and Sons;
Hare Collection, United Kingdom, by 26 April 1912;
St. Mary's Church, Detroit;
By whom sold at auction (managed by Mary E. O'Connor), Detroit, Sacred Heart Seminary, 22 September 1976, lot 330-323;
There acquired.
D.C. Miller, in The Age of Correggio and the Carracci: Emilian painting of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, exhibition catalogue, New York/Washington 1986, pp. 414-415, cat. no. 139, reproduced p. 415 (as an autograph replica of the painting in Pallavicini collection, Rome);
B. Buscaroli Fabbri, Carlo Cignani: Affreschi, dipinti, disegni, Padua 1991, pp. 145-147, 289, 293, under cat. no. 30, reproduced p. 146 and color detail p. 30 (as one of the three versions of the painting in the Pallavicini collection);
L. Ficacci, in I cinque sensi nell'arte: Immagini del Sentire, exhibition catalogue, Italian edition, Milan 1996, pp. 272-273, reproduced;
L. Ficacci, in Los Cinco sentidos y el arte, exhibition catalogue, Spanish edition, Madrid 1997, pp. 278-279, reproduced.               
Washington, D.C., National Gallery; New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Bologna, Pinacoteca Nazionale, The Age of Correggio and the Carracci: Emilian painting of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, 10 September 1986 – 24 May 1987, no. 139;
Cremona, Santa Maria della Pietà; Madrid, Museo del Prado, I cinque sensi nell'arte: Immagini del Sentire21 September 1996 - 4 May 1997 (unnumbered).