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Giustiniani's Artemisia

Published on , by Agathe Albi-Gervy
Auction on 22 October 2019 - 17:00 (CEST) - Palais Dorotheum, Dorotheergasse, 17 - A-1010 Vienne

The provenance attributed to it is as outstanding as the name of its creator, for this David with the Head of Goliath left Artemisia Gentileschi's studio to join the collections of the noble Giustiniani family, in Rome

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1654), David with the Head of Goliath, oil on canvas... Giustiniani's Artemisia

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1654), David with the Head of Goliath, oil on canvas 203.5 x 152 cm.
Estimate: €400,000/600,000

This painting is certainly the one that Joachim von Sandrart (1606-1688), curator of the Giustiniani collection, saw and described in Artemisia's Naples studio in 1631. He had been sent out to scour the region for pictures to buy on behalf of his employer, Marquis Vincenzo Giustiniani…
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Tuesday 22 October 2019 - 17:00 (CEST)
Palais Dorotheum, Dorotheergasse, 17 - A-1010 Vienne, Autriche
Dorotheum