Attributed to Luca Giordano (Naples 1634-1705) Bacchus taking Ariadne away
Lot 48*
Attributed to Paolo de Matteis (Cilento 1662-1728 Naples) Drunken Silenus with Bacchus and Ariadne in the distance
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 16,000 - 23,000

Lot Details
Attributed to Paolo de Matteis (Cilento 1662-1728 Naples)
Drunken Silenus with Bacchus and Ariadne in the distance
oil on canvas
73.4 x 101.5cm (28 7/8 x 39 15/16in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    With A.Samuels and Company Ltd, New York
    Sale, Christie's, New York, 12 January 1994, lot 215

    At the time of the sale in 1994, the present painting was attributed by Professor Nicola Spinosa to Luca Giordano (written communication, 17 June 1986), executed while the artist was in Florence. A further, larger version of the current work was offered at Christie's London, 10 July 1998, lot 243 (as Studio of Luca Giordano). A drawing for this composition is in the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Dijon.
Auction information

This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.

Buyers' Obligations

ALL BIDDERS MUST AGREE THAT THEY HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD BONHAMS' CONDITIONS OF SALE AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM, AND AGREE TO PAY THE BUYER'S PREMIUM AND ANY OTHER CHARGES MENTIONED IN THE NOTICE TO BIDDERS. THIS AFFECTS THE BIDDERS LEGAL RIGHTS.

If you have any complaints or questions about the Conditions of Sale, please contact your nearest customer services team.

Buyers' Premium and Charges

For all Sales categories excluding Wine, Coins & Medals and Motor Cars and Motorcycles:

Buyer's Premium Rates
25% on the first £50,000 of the Hammer Price
20% from £50,001 to £1,000,000 the Hammer Price
12% from £1,000,001 of the Hammer Price

VAT at the current rate of 20% will be added to the Buyer's Premium and charges excluding Artists Resale Right.

Payment Notices

Payment in advance: by cash, check with banker's card, credit card, bank draft or traveler's cheque.

Payment at collection: by credit or debit card.

Credit card charges: a surcharge of 2% is applicable when using Mastercard, Visa and overseas debit cards.

Shipping Notices

For information and estimates on domestic and international shipping as well as export licenses please contact Bonhams Shipping Department.

Lot symbols
* Import low rate

VAT on imported items at a preferential rate of 5% on Hammer Price and the prevailing rate on Buyer's Premium.

Similar Items