Lot 13Giovanni Andrea Donducci, called il Mastelletta
An Elegant Gathering (Wedding or Presentation)
Oil on canvas
28 3/4 x 31 7/8 inches (73 x 81 cm)
Private collection, Rome
Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York
Sydney, Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales (and traveling), Splendor of the Baroque: Painting from Bologna, 1550 to 1750, May 21-Oct. 31, 1993
Anna Coliva, Il Mastelletta (Rome, 1980), p. 97, no. 15, illus. pl. 15
Note: After her initial publication of this work, Anna Coliva re-examined this painting, revising her opinion of its date to 1615.
Sold for $68,750
Glue relined. A few scattered touches of old restoration. Crescent-shaped scrape with a small loss at the right margin approximately 8 1/2 inches up from the lower edge. A few losses from the skirt of the tall lady standing to the right of center, facing left.
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