Old masters and antique furniture from an important collection in Rome

Lot N. 8   

secondo Lorenzo Lotto

Christ and the adulteress

Marche school, end of the 16th century
Technique: oil on board
Dimensions: 22 x 52 cm

The parquetted lunette faithfully reproduces the canvas now in the Louvre, of which another version is known, preserved in the Holy House of Loreto. The panel presented here, while showing a drier style and greater staticity compared to the previously mentioned canvases, is a faithful copy of it, testifying the fame that Lorenzo Lotto's invention must have enjoyed. The panel has a long slit in the central part, drops of color and rises in the pictorial surface.

Provenance: Christie's, 15 December 1897


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The lot was sold at a value of: 1500 €

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