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Luca Signorelli

Saint Nicholas of Bari saving three knights from execution

Estimate:

120,000 - 180,000 USD

Luca Signorelli

Luca Signorelli

Saint Nicholas of Bari saving three knights from execution

Saint Nicholas of Bari saving three knights from execution

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120,000 - 180,000 USD

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Luca Signorelli

Cortona circa 1450 - 1523

Saint Nicholas of Bari saving three knights from execution


oil on panel

panel: 10 5/8 by 8 3/4 in.; 27 by 22.2 cm. 

framed: 18 1/8 by 16 1/4 in.; 46 by 41.2 cm. 


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盧卡・西諾萊利

1450 - 1523年,科爾托納

《巴里聖尼古拉拯救將被處死的三名騎士》


油彩畫板

畫板:10 5/8 x 8 3/4 英寸;27 x 22.2 公分

連框:18 1/8 x 16 1/4 英寸;46 x 41.2 公分

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Church of San Niccolò, Cortona, by 1508-1510 (first recorded in 1784, though recorded indirectly in 1583);
Art market, Florence;
Duke Georg II of Saxe-Meiningen (1826-1914), by 1897, said to have been acquired by him in Florence; 
Thence by descent in the Saxe-Meiningen family;
By whom gifted to a private German collector, 1947;
Thence by descent in the family until 2020.
B. Berenson, The Central Italian Painters of the Renaissance, London and New York 1897, p. 180;
M. Crutwell, Luca Signorelli, London 1899, p. 133;
G. Mancini, La Vita di Luca Signorelli, Florence 1903, p. 182;
P. Lehfeldt and G. Voss, Bau und Kunst-Denkmäler Thüringens: Herzogthum Sachsen Meiningen, I.I, Jena 1909, p. 169;
C. Bruschetti, "La chiesa di San Niccolò in Cortona," in Annuario dell'Accademia Etrusca di Cortona, XXI, 1984, pp. 13-64, especially p. 55;
L. Kanter, "Some Later Altarpieces by Luca Signorelli," in Studi di Storia dell'Arte, 2, 1991, p. 88, note 24;
T. Henry and L.B. Kanter, Luca Signorelli: The Complete Paintings, London 2002, pp. 223-224, under cat. no. 89;
T. Henry, The Life and Art of Luca Signorelli, New Haven and London 2012, pp. 266-268.