Auctions → 7 and 8 May 2021: Jewellery and Watches - Art and Antiques → Art and Antiques → Onorio Marinari: Mary of the Annunciation
Oil/canvas, 79 x 64 cm, relined. - Expertise: Sandro Bellesi kindly confirmed the authenticity. - Provenance: Private collection Lower Saxony. - Italian history painter from a family of artists. M. was probably taught painting by his father, later by C. Dolci and B. Franceschini. He worked for private commissioners and churches mostly in Florence and Tuscany but also published a volume on astronomy. The flower painter Bartolomeo Bimbi was one of his pupils. Mus.: Florence (Uffizi, Pal. Pitti), Budapest (Nat. Mus.), Vienna, Boston a. others. Lit.: Thieme-Becker.