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LOT :547
Estimate EUR : €3,000.00 - €4,000.00
Auction Date : 17-06-2018

Description

ATTRIBUTED TO FILIPPO LAURI (LATE 17TH CENTURY)
A Bacchanal, Revellers with Satyrs and Goat in a Landscape beneath a Classical Urn
Oil on canvas, 40 x 50cm
Bearing the Trade Label of B. Doig, Wilson and Wheatly, 90 Georges Street, Edinburgh

Provenance: Captain HCP Hamilton, Moyne, Durrow, Co. Laois and thence by descent

Filippo Lauri (1623 - 1694) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period and was active mainly in Rome where he was born. His father Balthasar Lauwers was a Flemish landscape painter originally from Antwerp, and himself a pupil of Paul Bril. He Italianised his surname as Lauri when he settled in Italy.

Filippo first studied with his father and then with his elder brother, Francesco Lauri. Afterwards, he worked under his brother-in-law, Angelo Caroselli. In 1654 Lauri became a member of the Accademia di San Luca in Rome, and later became the Principe or director of the academy. He painted, along with Filippo Gagliardi, a depiction of the Celebrations for Christine of Sweden at Palazzo Barberini (now at Palazzo Braschi), which demonstrates the exubertant pagentry common at the time. He is perhaps best known for his mythological subjects and Bacchanalian scenes like the present one, have continued to be popular. Numerous religious subjects are also recorded and many engravings were produced under his direction.

 

 

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