Luigi Querena

Lot Details

Lot 75
Luigi Querena
Italian, 1820-1887
La Sala dell'Anticollegio, the Ducal Palace, Venice
Signed Luigi Querena (ll)
Oil on heavy card laid to board
18 3/4 x 24 3/4 inches (47.6 x 63 cm)
The Sala dell'Anticollegio was a sumptuous antichamber for ambassadors waiting to be received by the Collegio, the 26-member body that directed foreign affairs for the Venetian Rupublic. Visible here are some of the paintings that still decorate the room, including Tintoretto's Venus with Bacchus and Ariadne and Minerva Protecting Peace and Prosperity from War. At right. Veronese's Europa and the Bull can also be seen.

Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
Sold for $11,250 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

The painting has been laid to a triple-thickness board made of a wood panel between two sheets of paperboard. There is a repaired two-inch tear in the floor near the lower right corner. Scattered touches of restoration elsewhere.

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Estimate: $6,000 - $9,000
Sold for $11,250 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture / Old Masters / Russian Works of Art

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