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Pietro Bianchi (Rom 1694 - Rom 1740) - The Muse Euterpe

The Muse Euterpe

Lot-Nr. 44 | Pietro Bianchi (Rom 1694 - Rom 1740)

The Muse Euterpe | Reserveprice 8.000 €

Ca. 1728, oil/canvas, 50,5 x 65 cm, some rest., relined. - The muse Euterpe was one of Bianchi's most successful inventions. Copies were owned by the Royal house of Portugal as well as the Metropolitan Museum in New York. - Expertise: Francesco Petrucci, Rom 2018. - Literature: G. Sestieri: Repertorio della pittura romana delle fine del seicento e del settecento, Torino 1994, vol. I, p. 29. - Provenance: Colleciotn Annegret Ehrlicher, Karlsruhe; Galerie Heinemann, August 1937; auction Carl Eugen Pongs, Düsseldorf 10. December 1937, lot 7; Dorotheum Vienna, 2. April 1941, lot 6; Kunsthandel Paul Hofstätter, Vienna; Dorotheum Vienna, 5. December 1961, lot 9; private collection Germany. - Italian history painter. B. was taught painting in the studios of G. Triga, G. Gaulli and B. Luti in Rome. Until 1713 he won the prize of the Accademia di San Luca four times. B. was one of the main exponents of Roman rococo. Mus.: Stuttgart, Baltimore, Mafra a. others. Lit.: AKL, Thieme-Becker a. others.

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