Micheli Parrasio (Venice circa 1516-1578) Portrait of a Diva, said to be Artemisia Roberti, three-quarter-length, wearing a fur-lined coat, pearls, and holding a musical score
Lot 90
Micheli Parrasio
(Venice circa 1516-1578)
Portrait of a Diva, said to be Artemisia Roberti, three-quarter-length, wearing a fur-lined coat, pearls, and holding a musical score
Sold for £ 3,750 (US$ 4,885) inc. premium

Lot Details
Micheli Parrasio (Venice circa 1516-1578)
Portrait of a Diva, said to be Artemisia Roberti, three-quarter-length, wearing a fur-lined coat, pearls, and holding a musical score
oil on canvas
99 x 77.7cm (39 x 30 9/16in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Gaetano Faccioli, Verona (as Pordenone)
    His sale, Christie's, London, 28 June 1852, lot 93 (as Pordenone, where described in the catalogue as "well painted")
    Mary Anne Talbot (?)
    Given to Mary Gladstone, daughter of the Rt Hon. W.E. Gladstone on 21 June 1881 (all the above based on information taken from old labels formerly attached to the reverse of the canvas)
    Private Collection, Somerset

    The attribution was first proposed by the late Professor Federico Zeri (oral communication with the present owner).
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