Sale 10CN03 | Lot 89

Neri di Bicci Florentine, 1419-1491 Tobias and the Angel

Catalogue: Important English & Continental Furniture / Old Master Paintings
Neri di Bicci Florentine, 1419-1491 Tobias and the Angel

Lot Details

Lot 89
Neri di Bicci Florentine, 1419-1491 Tobias and the Angel
Florentine, 1419-1491
Tobias and the Angel
Tempera on panel transferred to panel
26 x 19 1/2 inches (66 x 49.5 cm)
Provenance:
Roberto I. Nevin (probably)
Sale, Galleria San Giorgio, Rome, Apr. 23, 1907, lot 150, as Scuola di Neri di Bicci, secolo XV (catalogue prepared by F. Mason Perkins)
Purchased by F. Mason Perkins for Dan Fellows Platt, Englewood, New Jersey by 1911
Thence by inheritance to Mrs. Dan Fellows Platt
Sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 9, 1947, lot 26
Acquired from the above by Wildenstein Galleries, London
Mrs. Wilton D. Cole, Fox Hollow, Morristown, New Jersey, acquired in 1968
Thence by descent in Mrs. Cole's family to a private owner
Sale, Christie's, New York, January 23, 2004, lot 39
Exhibited:
London, Wildenstein Gallery, Religious Themes in Painting from the Fourteenth Century Onwards, March 16-May 5, 1962, no. 11, pl. 11
Literature:
F. Mason Perkins, "Dipinti della Raccolta Platt," Rassegna d'arte, Jan. 1911, XI, pp.1-2
Bernard Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Rennaissance, Oxford, 1932, p. 386
Bernard Berenson, Pitture italiane del rinascimento, Milan, 1936, p. 332
Bernard Berenson, Italian Pictures of the Renaissance, Osford, 1953, pp. 385-9

C Property from the Estate of Charles Blakiston ("Blake") Ashburner

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $23,750 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The gold on the Angel's upper tunic appears to have been reinforced. Scattered inpainting on the upturned portion of the Angel's cloak over left shoulder. Scattered inpainting in the sky as well as the lower hems of the tunics. Possible old inpainting on faces, difficult to see.


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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $23,750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Important English & Continental Furniture / Old Master Paintings

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