Master Paintings & Sculpture Part I

Master Paintings & Sculpture Part I

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Property from a Family Collection

Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli

The Man of Sorrows

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Property from a Family Collection

Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli

Florence 1444/5 - 1510

The Man of Sorrows

inscribed along the neckline of Christ's robe: [CHR]ISTO/ JESVNAZAR/ ENOR[...] 

tempera and oil on panel

panel: 27 1/8 by 20 1/4 in.; 69 by 51.4 cm.

framed: 45 3/4 by 39 1/4 in.; 116.2 by 100 cm. 



阿里桑德羅・迪・馬里亞諾・菲利佩皮 - 或稱波提且利

1444/5 - 1510年,佛羅倫斯


款識:藝術家於基督長袍領口上題款 [CHR]ISTO/ JESVNAZAR/ ENOR[...]


畫板:27 1/8 x 20 1/4 英寸;69 x 51.4 公分

連框:45 3/4 x 39 1/4 英寸;116.2 x 100 公分

Adelaide Kemble, later Mrs. Edward John Sartoris (1815–1879), Rome and Warnford Park, Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire;
Thence by descent to her great-granddaughter, The Hon. Pamela Margaret Stanley, later Lady Cunynghame of Milncraig (1909–1991), London;
By whom sold, London, Sotheby's, 27 November 1963, lot 9, for £10,000 (as Alessandro Filipepi, called Botticelli);
There acquired by Butler as agent for the present owner.
R. Lightbown, Sandro Botticelli, London 1978, vol. II, under cat. no. C49, p. 142 (listed under "Workshop and school pictures");
B. Eclercy, in Botticelli: Likeness, Myth, Devotion, exhibition catalogue, Frankfurt 2009, pp. 354–357, no. 78, reproduced in color and as a detail on p. 252 (as Botticelli);
S. Nethersole, "Exhibitions: Botticelli, Frankfurt," in The Burlington Magazine, CLII, no. 1283, February 2010, p. 128 (as workshop of Botticelli, an opinion he has recently revised following first-hand inspection; see below);
D. Ekserdjian, "Leonardo's Salvator Mundi and the Dramatic Close-up," in Leonardo da Vinci Salvator Mundi, Christie's, New York, 15 November 2017, pp. 130–131, reproduced in color on p. 131 (as Sandro Botticelli).