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After Correggio (Italian, c. 1489-1534) Jupiter and Io

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2850B
Lot:
650
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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2850B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 10, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

After Correggio (Italian, c. 1489-1534)

Jupiter and Io
. Unsigned, with a label from Ben Kabatznick, Inc., Brookline, Massachusetts, affixed to the back of the frame. Oil on canvas, 22 x 17 3/4 in., in a carved and gilded frame. Condition: Lined, retouch, craquelure. minor surface grime.

N.B. The painting at hand presents a detail of the original work by Correggio now in the collection of the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. The Correggio work, created in 1532-33, was commissioned by Federico Gonzaga II, Duke of Mantua, purportedly to decorate a room dedicated to the loves of Jupiter (Zeus).
Estimate $600-800


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Federico Gonzaga II, Antonio da Correggio, Correggio, Federico Gonzaga, Ganymede Abducted by the Eagle, Jupiter and Io, Mantua, Nude art, Brookline

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