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Cristofano di Papi dell’Altissimo


(Florence circa 1530–1605)
Portrait of Pierfrancesco de’ Medici (1463–1503), called Lorenzo il Popolano, in a furcollared crimson coat, bust-length,
inscribed upper centre: PETRVSFRANCISCVS MED. LAVRENTII F.,
oil on panel, 66 x 51.5 cm, framed

Provenance:
possibly commissioned by Giovanni di Agnolo Niccolini for his collection of ‘uomini illustri’, Castel of Montauto, Grassina, 1579–1589 (according to Sottili in literature);
Collection of William Drury Lowe of Locko Park (19th Century);
thence by descent;
by whom sold, Bonhams, London, 24 October 2012, lot 83 (as Follower of Cristofano di Papi dell’Altissimo);
sale, Bonhams Knightsbridge, 6 April 2017, lot 32 (as Follower of Cristofano di Papi dell’Altissimo)

Literature:
J. P. Richter, Catalogue of Pictures at Locko Park, London 1901, p. 25, no. 64 (as Cristofano Papi);
K. Langedijk, The Portraits of the Medici: 15th-18th Centuries, Florence 1983, vol. II, p. 1322, no. 1a (under ‘copies’);
F. Sottili, Cristofano dell’Altissimo a Montauto: una serie perduta di ‘uomini illustri’ per Giovanni di Agnolo Niccolini, in: Bollettino della Accademia degli Euteleti della Città di San Miniato, n. 85, 2018, p. 70, illustrated p. 76 fig. 2 (as Cristofano di Papi dell’Altissimo)

We are grateful to Roberto Ciabattini for confirming the attribution on the basis of a high-resolution photograph.

18.12.2019 - 14:00

Odhadní cena:
EUR 8.000,- do EUR 12.000,-

Cristofano di Papi dell’Altissimo


(Florence circa 1530–1605)
Portrait of Pierfrancesco de’ Medici (1463–1503), called Lorenzo il Popolano, in a furcollared crimson coat, bust-length,
inscribed upper centre: PETRVSFRANCISCVS MED. LAVRENTII F.,
oil on panel, 66 x 51.5 cm, framed

Provenance:
possibly commissioned by Giovanni di Agnolo Niccolini for his collection of ‘uomini illustri’, Castel of Montauto, Grassina, 1579–1589 (according to Sottili in literature);
Collection of William Drury Lowe of Locko Park (19th Century);
thence by descent;
by whom sold, Bonhams, London, 24 October 2012, lot 83 (as Follower of Cristofano di Papi dell’Altissimo);
sale, Bonhams Knightsbridge, 6 April 2017, lot 32 (as Follower of Cristofano di Papi dell’Altissimo)

Literature:
J. P. Richter, Catalogue of Pictures at Locko Park, London 1901, p. 25, no. 64 (as Cristofano Papi);
K. Langedijk, The Portraits of the Medici: 15th-18th Centuries, Florence 1983, vol. II, p. 1322, no. 1a (under ‘copies’);
F. Sottili, Cristofano dell’Altissimo a Montauto: una serie perduta di ‘uomini illustri’ per Giovanni di Agnolo Niccolini, in: Bollettino della Accademia degli Euteleti della Città di San Miniato, n. 85, 2018, p. 70, illustrated p. 76 fig. 2 (as Cristofano di Papi dell’Altissimo)

We are grateful to Roberto Ciabattini for confirming the attribution on the basis of a high-resolution photograph.


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