Paintings by Pietro Perugino and Italian Old Masters at Upcoming NY Elizabeth SaleJul 09, 2023 12:00 EDT
Sibyls were considered to be oracles or prophetesses in Ancient Greece. They prophesized at holy sites. An oil canvas highlighting Sybil leads the upcoming sale from NY Elizabeth. The painting, titled Philadelphia, was created by an Italian Old Master in the 18th century. In the canvas, Sybil is portrayed as a young girl who wears an elegant pearl necklace and pearl earrings. She is dressed in a white and black flowing gown. The lighting techniques and attention to detail add vigor to the portrait.
Another item of interest in this sale is a large oil on canvas painting by a Dutch Old Master artist. The 17th-century artwork portrays the marriage ceremony between Joseph and the Virgin Mary. Along with the priest, two floating cherubs can be seen with flowers in their hands. Also available is a 16th-century portrait showing a stern man in black clothing in front of a countryside background. According to the lot description, this work may be an early and significant portrait of Pietro Perugino’s companion and gem cutter. Perugino was a renowned Italian Renaissance painter of the Umbrian school. View the complete 2328 | Centuries of British Fine Art sale catalog and browse other online auctions by visiting Bidsquare.
# of Lots:400
Price Range:$4,500- $38,500
Interesting lots include:
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|Portrait Of A Girl Philadelphia Oil Painting|| Estimate: |
|The Marriage Of The Virgin Oil Painting|| Estimate: |
|Portrait Of Francesco Delle Opere Oil Painting|| Estimate: |
|Salome With The Head Of St John The Baptist Oil Painting|| Estimate: |
|Portrait Of Lady Anne Bateman Oil Painting|| Estimate: |