Pluto driving an open chariot pulled by four horses, holding the gesturing Persephone by the waist; running figure in front of horses; two putti fly over chariot; verso not examined (received framed)

Pluto Abducting Persephone (recto); Figural Studies (verso), 17th century

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Title
Pluto Abducting Persephone (recto); Figural Studies (verso)
Artist Life
1527 - 1596
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2012.58.57
Provenance
Giuseppe Vallardi, Lugt 1223 (1784-1863), Milan. Captain Carlo Prayer, Lugt 2044 (1826-1900), Milan. Benno Geiger, Vienna (until 1920; his sale, Sotheby's, London, December 7-10, 1920, no. 84 as by G. B. Crespi). Edward Lucie-Smith (b.1933), United Kingdom. Sale, Sotheby's, London, November 19, 1963, no. 53, as by Domenico Canuti. [Alfred Brod Gallery, London, in 1964]; Carl Robert Rudolf, Lugt 2811b, London (until 1977; his sale, Sotheby's, London, May 19, 1977, no. 70 as Emilian school for £240, to Moir); Alfred Moir, Santa Barbara (1977-d. 2010; bequeathed to MIA)
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Pluto driving an open chariot pulled by four horses, holding the gesturing Persephone by the waist; running figure in front of horses; two putti fly over chariot; verso not examined (received framed)