05 juillet 2009

Umbrian School, circa 1500, Saint Sebastian

Umbrian School, circa 1500, Saint Sebastian tempera on gold ground panel, 42 x 29cm (16 9/16 x 11 7/16in).unframed. Estimate: £60,000 - 80,000, €69,000 - 92,000 Note: The present painting shows the particular influence of the seminal Umbrian artist, Pietro Perugino (1450-1523). The interest in architectural space and decorative detail which it displays are consonant with early works attributed to Perugino. It thus incorporates the Florentine figural style (which Perugino himself drew especially from the elegant poses of his... [Lire la suite]