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Summer Fine Art and Antique Auction - Day 1

Sat, Jul 9, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 140

After Andrea del Sarto, Madonna of the Harpies, 19th C.

Estimate: $600 - $700

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After Andrea Del Sarto (Italy,1486-c.1530) large oil on canvas painting of "Madonna of the Harpies" depicting the Virgin standing on a pedestal holding the Christ child with putti at her feet, and two Saints, Francis of Assisi and John the Evangelist at their side in "sacra conversazione". Housed in a Casetta style wood frame with foliate painted decoration. Sight: 43 1/2" H x 35" W. Framed: 53" H x 45" W. 19th Century. Note: The original version of this painting was rendered in 1517 and currently resides in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy.

The Collection of Griff and Dallas Adams, Johnson City, Tennessee. Property descending from the collection of TN Supreme Court Justice Thaddeus Cox and Pearl Cox, originally housed in "The Oaks", Johnson City, TN.


Overall good condition with light buckling to canvas, creasing along stretcher, scattered flea bite losses in lower margin and two areas of loss in the lower right-hand corner, largest approximately 1/2". Frame with overall wear and scattered paint loss.