Master Paintings & Sculpture Part I

Master Paintings & Sculpture Part I

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Property from a Distinguished California Collection

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

The Virgin and Child

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January 27, 05:11 PM GMT


600,000 - 800,000 USD

Lot Details


Property from a Distinguished California Collection

Bartolomé Esteban Murillo

Seville 1618 - 1682

The Virgin and Child

oil on canvas

canvas: 40 5/8 by 30 1/4 in.; 103.2 by 76.8 cm. 

framed: 47 by 37 in.; 119.4 by 94 cm. 




1618 - 1682年,西維爾



畫布:40 5/8 x 30 1/4 英寸;103.2 x 76.8 公分

連框:47 x 37 英寸;119.4 x 94 公分

Charles-Alexandre de Calonne (1734-1802), Paris;
His sale, London, Skinner and Dyke, 23-25 March 1795, lot 80, for 205 guineas;
There acquired by Michael Bryan, London;
By whom privately sold, Pall Mall, 1798;
From whom acquired by Henry Hope (1735-1811), London, May 1798;
His deceased sale, London, Christie's, 29 June 1816, lot 84, to Norton for  £320.5;
The Dukes of Bedford, Woburn Abbey, by 1818; 
Thence by descent in the family;
Their sale, London, Christie's, 19 January 1951, for £1,600;
With B. Hallsborough Ltd., London, 1952;
Mrs. N. Q. Morris, London, 1967;
Norton Simon Foundation, Los Angeles;
By whom anonymously sold, London, Sotheby's, 16 April 1980, lot 91;
Private collection, Geneva;
With Derek Johns;
From whom acquired by the present collector, March 2000. 
S. Dodd, An Historical and Topographical Account of the Town of Woburn, Its Abbey, and Vicinity, Woburn 1818, p. 48;
W. Buchanan, Memoirs of Painting, London 1824, vol. I, pp. 240 and 294;
J.D. Parry, A Guide to Woburn Abbey, Woburn 1831, p. 23;
P.F. Robinson, History of Woburn Abbey, London 1833, p. 17;
G.F. Waagen, Treasures of Art in Great Britain, London 1854, vol. II, p. 283;
G. Scharf, A descriptive and historical catalogue of the collection of pictures at Woburn Abbey: Catalogue of pictures, miniatures and enamels of His Grace The Duke of Bedford, London 1875, pp. 38-39, cat. no. 45;
E.E. Minor, Murillo, New York 1882, p. 76; 
C.B. Curtis, Velazquez and Murillo, New York and London 1883, p. 157, no. 105;
A.L. Mayer, Murillo, Berlin 1913, reproduced p. 50;
A.L. Mayer, Murillo, Stuttgart 1923, p. 53, reproduced;
J.A. Gaya Nuño, La Pintura Española fuera de España, Madrid 1958, p. 245, cat. no. 1898;
E. Young, The Connoisseur, vol. 193, 1976, p. 184, reproduced fig. 7;
J.A. Gaya Nuño, La obra pictórica completa de Murillo, Milan 1978, p. 103, cat. no. 196, reproduced;
D. Angulo Iñiguez, Murillo: su vida, su arte, su obra, Madrid 1981, vol. II, pp. 155-157, cat. no. 158, reproduced vol. III, plate 133;
E. Valdivisieo, Murillo. Sombras de la tierra. Luces del cielo, Madrid 1990, pp. 75-76;
G. Tinterow, Manet/Velázquez: The French Taste for Spanish Painting, New York 2003, pp. 8-10, note 24;
E. Valdivieso, Murillo, Catálogo razonado de pinturas, Madrid 2010, p. 332, cat. no 100, reproduced;
E. Valdivieso, La Escuela de Murillo, Seville 2018, pp. 139-140, reproduced.