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Aurelio Lombardo, Italian, circa 1525

Dido

Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

Aurelio Lombardo, Italian, circa 1525

Aurelio Lombardo, Italian, circa 1525

Dido

Dido

Estimate:

400,000

to
- 600,000 USD

Lot sold:

552,400

USD

Aurelio Lombardo

Venice 1501 - 1563 Recanati

Italian, circa 1525

Dido


inscribed on lower edge PVNICA SVM [DIDO ERE]XI QVAE MOENIA BYRSA

marble

19 5/8 by 10 3/8 in.; 49.8 by 51.7 cm. 

Depth of base 3 3/8 in.; 8.5 cm.

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Private Collection, England;
Henry Duke & Son, Dorchester, June 30, 1988;
Thomas Agnew & Sons, London, in association with Daniel Katz, Ltd., London;
Barbara Piasecka Johnson Collection, her sale, Christie's London, December 14, 1999,
lot 74;
Where acquired.
A. Markham Schulz, Giammaria Mosca..., 2 vols., University Park, Pennsylvania, 1998, no. 1, p. 61;
A. Luchs, "The London Woman in Anguish, attributed to Christoforo Solari:  Erotic Pathos in a Renaissance Bust," Artibus et Historiae, no. 47, 2003, pp. 158, 159, 163 and 172, fig. 12;
M. Ceriana, Il camerino di alabastro:  Antonio Lombardo e la scultura all'antica, Silvano Editoriale, Milan, 2004, pp. 97-109, 268-272, illus. pp. 269 and 271;
A. Sarchi, Antonio Lombardo, Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Venice, 2008, p. 372, pl. 162;
A. Luchs, Tvllio Lombardo and Venetian High Renaissance Sculpture, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2009, p. 120.
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, September – December 2006 (long term loan).