June 18-19, 2019 Fine & Decorative Arts
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Until recently, this work had been attributed to Salvatore Rosa (Italian, 1615-1673). According to the Sotheby's 1987 catalogue entry, "possible attribution of this painting include Werner van den Valckert, Nicolaes Claes Moyaert or Johannes Woutersz. According to Luigi Salerno (Salvatore Rosa, 1963, p. 155) the painting has a companion piece titled "Laomedon, King of Troy with Neptune and Apollo" in the collection of Glasgow College, Glasgow. The present lot was engraved by William Sharp, London and published in 1792, as after an original painting by Salvator Rosa in the possession of Edward Knight, Esq." Provenance: Edward Knight, Esq.; Mr. and Mrs. William R. Timken, New York; By descent to Mr. and Mrs. Appleton S. Bridges; Gift of Mrs. Bridges to a Museum (likely the San Diego Museum of Art); Acquired from Sotheby's, New York, January 15, 1987, lot 3. Exhibited: San Diego Fine Arts Gallery "California Pacific International Exposition", February 13-March 27, 1966, catalogue no. 450 (as by S. Rosa); Denver Art Museum, February 13-March 27, 1966. Literature: Leandro Ozzola "Vita e Opere di Salvator Rosa", 1908, p. 175; J.G. Andrews, "A Catalogue of European Paintings" Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 1947, cat. no. 34, (as by S. Rosa).

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Item Dimensions: Framed: 60" x 48" x 5".
Name
Value
Artist
DUTCH SCHOOL (early 17th century)
Title
DIOGENES IN SEARCH OF AN HONEST MAN
Created
Medium
Oil on canvas
Signature
Unsigned
Frame
Substantial 19th century giltwood frame (with minor losses)
Work Size
43-1/4" x 33-1/4"
Condition
Very good, restored condition. Lined with old and new restoration; in-paint in several places.
DUTCH SCHOOL (EARLY 17TH CENTURY) DIOGENES IN SEARCH OF AN HONEST MAN.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $5,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $63,000.00
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Number Bids: 34
Auction closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.
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