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Giovanni di Niccolò de Lutero, called Dosso Dossi

Venus and Cupid in a landscape

Estimate:

1,500,000 - 2,000,000 USD

Giovanni di Niccolò de Lutero, called Dosso Dossi

Giovanni di Niccolò de Lutero, called Dosso Dossi

Venus and Cupid in a landscape

Venus and Cupid in a landscape

Estimate:

1,500,000 - 2,000,000 USD

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Giovanni di Niccolò de Lutero, called Dosso Dossi

Ferrara (?) circa 1490 - 1541/2 Ferrara

Venus and Cupid in a landscape


oil on canvas

canvas: 38 by 48 3/4 in.; 96.5 by 123.8 cm.  

framed: 51 1/4 by 61 7/8 in.; 130.2 by 157.2 cm.  

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Savelli collection, Rome, 1610, until 1650 (inv. no. 39);
Flavio Chigi, Rome, 1650 until at least 1692;
Bernard L. Feuerstein;
By whose estate sold, Philadelphia, Freeman’s, 30 January – 1 February 1984, lot 630 (as Italian School, 15/16th century[?] possibly from the studio of Giorgione, Maiden with Sleeping Cupid);
There acquired.

A. Ballarin, Dosso Dossi: La pittura a Ferrara negli anni del ducato di Alfonso I, Padua 1994-1995, vol. I, p. 355, vol. II, reproduced fig. 745 (as Battista Dossi);

B. Fredericksen, "Collecting Dosso: The trail of Dosso's Paintings from the Late 16th Century Onward," in Dosso's Fate: Painting and Court Culture in Renaissance Italy, Los Angeles 1998, pp. 380-381, reproduced fig. 8;

A. Ballarin and V. Romani, Dosso Dossi e le favole antiche: Il risveglio di Venere, Bologna 1999, pp. 57, 62, reproduced (as Battista Dossi);

P. Humfrey and M. Lucco, Dosso Dossi, Court Painter in Renaissance Ferrara, exhibition catalogue, New York 1998, pp. 179-180, cat. no. 29, reproduced in color;

B.L. Brown, "Review: Dosso Dossi: Court Painter in Renaissance Ferrara," in Renaissance Studies, June 2000, vol. 14, no. 2, p. 256;

A. Bliznukov, "Precisazioni per Jacopo Bertucci," in Proporzioni, N.S., II-III, 2003, p. 125, reproduced fig. 169 (as Jacopo Bertucci);

A. Cavicchi, "Idee e proposte sull'Allegoria della musica con alcuni appunti per la coeva scena estense," in L'età di Alfonso I e la pittura del Dosso, Modena 2004, p. 86.

Ferrara, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea; New York, Metropolitan Museum; Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum, Dosso Dossi, Court Painter in Renaissance Ferrara, 26 September 1998 - 11 July 1999, no. 29;
Hartford, Connecticut, Wadsworth Atheneum, 2016-2021, on loan.