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Lot 1
Attributed to GIOVANNI PIETRO RIZZOLI – IL GIAMPIETRINO (Italian active 1490-1549)
The Madonna and Child
Oil on wood panel
Verso painted with a pair of intertwined monograms and with an old wax seal
25.25 inches x 19.65 inches (64.5 cm x 50 cm)
Estimate:  $5,000 - 10,000   € 3,700 - 7,400
Price Realized: $15,600.00


For a nearly identical example see: Sotheby’s Madrid, 25 February 1993, lot 9.

It is only quite recently that the artist traditionally known as Giampietrino, among the most faithful pupils of Leonardo da Vinci, has been identified as Giovanni Pietro Rizzoli. He is referred to as "Gioanpietro" in documents of Leonardo's Milanese workshop and reappears in various guises in the texts of several later writers, as one of the master's more famous disciples. He was clearly an accomplished painter of altarpieces, Madonna’s and mythological women. The offered lot clearly reflects the influence of Leonardo’s later style in pallet, shading and composition.
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