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Pieter van Mol

Diogenes with his lantern looking for an honest man

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2,000,000 - 3,000,000 USD

Property from the Collection of J.E. Safra

Pieter van Mol

Pieter van Mol

Diogenes with his lantern looking for an honest man

Diogenes with his lantern looking for an honest man

Estimate:

2,000,000 - 3,000,000 USD

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Pieter van Mol

Antwerp 1599 - 1650 Paris

Diogenes with his lantern looking for an honest man


oil on panel

panel: 25 5/8 by 33 1/4 in.; 65 by 84.6 cm.

framed: 38 1/2 by 46 in.; 97.8 by 116.8 cm. 


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J・E・薩富拉收藏

彼得・凡・摩爾

1599年生於安特衛普,1650年卒於巴黎

《第歐根尼打著提燈尋找誠實之人》


油彩畫板

畫板:25 5/8 x 33 1/4 英寸;65 x 84.6 公分

連框:38 1/2 x 46 英寸;97.8 x 116.8 公分

To request a condition report, please contact Alison MacQueen (Alison.MacQueen@Sothebys.com)

Please note the correct unframed dimensions of the panel are as follows: panel: 25 5/8 by 33 1/4 in.; 65 by 84.6 cm. Please refer to the online catalogue for complete provenance and updated cataloging.

Paul-Henri-Thiry, baron d’Holbach (1723 - 1789), Paris;

His estate sale, Paris, 11 March 1789, lot 8 (for 4.761 livres)1;

There acquired by Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Le Brun (1748 - 1813), Paris;

By whom sold, Paris, 11 April - 8 May 1791, lot 86 (for 5.948 livres)2;

There acquired by François-Pascal Haudry (1718 - 1800), Orléans;

By whom offered by private treaty, Orléans, 4 August 1800, lot 963;

Anonymous sale, Paris, 25-28 January 1802, lot no. 98 (for 10.461 livres)4;

There acquired by Jean-Baptiste-Pierre Lebrun (1748 - 1813), Paris;

Sold to Lucien Bonaparte (1775–1840), 1st Prince of Canino and Musignano, Rome, before 1804 (for 11,000 francs)5;

Baron James Mayer de Rothschild (1792–1868), or his son Baron Alphonse de Rothschild (1827–1905), after 1825, Paris;

Thence by descent until sold, New York, Sotheby's, 30 January 1997, lot 9;

There acquired.

G.A. Guattani, Galleria del senatore Luciano Bonaparte, Rome 1808, vol. 2, p. 29, cat. no. 85, reproduced;

Choix de gravures à l'eau-forte d'après les peintures originales et les marbres de la Galerie de Lucien Bonaparte : cent quarante deux gravures, Paris 1812, reproduced plate 11;

R. Carloni, “Per una ricostruzione della collezione dei dipinti di Luciano’s acquisti, vendite e qualche nota sul mercato antiquario romano,” in M. Natoli (ed.), Luciano Bonaparte: le sue collezioni d'arte, le sue residenze a Roma, nel Lazio in Italia (1804–1840), Rome 1995, p. 36, note 191, p. 40, cat. no. 25;

M. Gregori, "La collezione dei dipinti antichi," in M. Natoli (ed.), Luciano Bonaparte: le sue collezioni d'arte, le sue residenze a Roma, nel Lazio in Italia (1804–1840), Rome 1995, p. 361, cat. no. 243;

B. Edelein-Badie, Collection de tableaux de Lucien de Bonaparte, prince de Canino, Paris 1997, pp. 81, 104, 225-26, cat. no. 153;


ENGRAVED

Giovanni Folo (d. 1836) in Galleria del senator Luciano Bonaparte, Rome 1808, plate XI.