Virgin and Child

Carlo Portelli

Virgin and Child by Carlo Portelli

Details

Artist
Carlo Portelli
Title
Virgin and Child
Year
c.1555
Medium
oil on panel
Size
80 x 61 cm
Stock Number
280163

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Provenance

Robert Staynor Holford(1808 - 1892) of Dorchester House, Park Lane and Westonbirt, Gloucestershire

By descent to Sir George Lindsay - Holford, KCVO, CIE, CBE

Christies, London, July 15, 1927, Lot 95 as Rosso Fiorentino

Unknown

Private collection, Ireland, 1999

Private collection Switzerland

Exhibited

Annual Collectors' Exhibition 2008,, Lauraine Diggins Fine Art, Melbourne

Literature

M., Humphrey, The Holford Collection, Dorchester House, Oxford University Press and London, No. 95 as ?The Madonna and Child? by Rosso Fiorentino, illus. pl. XL11

Annual Collectors' Exhibition 2008, Malakoff Fine Art Press, 2008, pp.2-5 (illus.)

Further Information

This exquisite painting of the ''Virgin and Child'' by Carlo Portelli is a rare survival of Mannerist painting from the High Renaissance.