Lot 3020* - A184 Old Master Paintings - Friday, 23. March 2018, 03.00 PM

BERNARDO STROZZI called IL CAPPUCCINO

(Genoa 1581–1644 Venice)
Portrait of Paolo Gregorio Raggi, Governor of Corsica.
Oil on canvas.
Inscribed centre right: PAULs. GREGs. RACs. GUBERNr. CORSICAE.
135 × 111 cm.

Provenance:
- Raggi collection, Genoa, commissioned from the artist.
- Probably Burstein collection.
- Roland collection, Browse, Delbanco, 1950-51.
- Collection of David Koester, New York, 1955.
- Collection of Walter P. Chrysler Jr., 1956.
- Christies's, London, 11.7.1975, Lot 159.
- European private collection.

Exhibitions:
- London 1950, Works by Holbein and other Masters of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 9.12.1950-7.3.1951, No. 409.
- Portland 1956, Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler jr., Portland, 1956, No. 31.
- Provincetown 1958, Inaugural Exhibition, Chrysler Art Museum, Provincetown, 1958, No 62.
- Dayton / Sarasota / Hartford 1963, Genoese Masters - Cambiaso to Magnasco 1550-1750, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, 19.10-1.12.1962; John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, 5.1-17.2.1963; Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, 19.3-5.5.1963, No. 55.
- New York 1964, Genoese Painters Cambiaso to Magnasco, Finch College Museum of Art, New York, 15.10.1964-1.2.1965, No. 25.
- Binghampton 1967, Bernardo Strozzi. Paintings & Drawings, University Art Gallery, State University of New York, Binghampton, 8.10-5.11.1967, No. 20.
- Genoa 1992, Genova nell'età barocca, Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola, Galleria di Palazzo Reale, Genoa, 2.5-26.7.1992, No. 159.
- Genoa 2004, L'Età di Rubens: dimore, committenti e collezionisti genovesi, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, 20.3.-11.7.2004, No. 81.

Literature:
- Pietro Zampetti: Inediti di Bernardo Strozzi, in: Emporium, Rivista mensile illustrata d'arte e di cultura, CIX, Jan 1949, p. 23 (with ill.).
- Exh. Cat. Works by Holbein and other Masters of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Royal Academy of Arts, 9.12.1950-7.3.1951, London 1950, Cat No. 409, p. 153.
- Exh. Cat. Paintings from the Collection of Walter P. Chrysler jr., Portland 1956, Cat No. 31, p. 29.
- Exh. Cat. Inaugural Exhibition, Chrysler Art Museum of Provicetown, Provicetown 1958, Cat No. 62, pp. 32-33, fig 62, p. 102.
- Exh. Cat. Kat. Genoese Masters - Cambiaso to Magnasco 1550-1750, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton 1962 / Sarasota 1963 / Hartford 1963, Cat No. 55.
- Exh. Cat. Genoese Painters Cambiaso to Magnasco, Finch College Museum of Art, New York 1964-1965, Cat No. 25.
- Mortari, Luisa: Bernardo Strozzi, Rom 1966, No. 269, pp. 155-156 (with ill.).
- Exh. Cat. Genova nell'età barocca, Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola, Galleria di Palazzo Reale, Genua 1992, Kat. Nr. 159, S. 262.
- Exh. Cat. Bernardo Strozzi. Paintings & Drawings, University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Binghampton, New York 1967, Nr. 20, S. 52.
- Maria Clelia Galassi: I Lombardi e i loro "amici" genovesi: pittori e collezionisti fra Genova e Milano, 1610-1630, in: Exh. Cat. Dipinti Lombardi del primo Seicento nelle civiche collezioni genovesi, Genua 1992, No. 159, pp. 262-263.
- Maria Clelia Galassi: Documenti figurativi per un soggiorno romano di Bernardo Strozzi, in: Bollettino dei Musei Civici Genovesi, 40-42, Genoa 1992, pp. 46-47.
- Ezia Gavazza / Giovanna Nepi Sciré / Giovanna Rotondi Terminiello: Bernardo Strozzi. Genova 1581/82 - Venezia 1644, Milan 1995, Nr. 39, p. 174 (with ill.).
- Stephane Loire: Genoa. Bernardo Strozzi, in: The Burlington Magazine, July 1995, fig. 8, pp. 477-479.
- Luisa Mortari: Bernardo Strozzi, Rome 1995, No. 19, p. 214.
- Exh. Cat. L'Età di Rubens: dimore, committenti e collezionisti genovesi, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa 2004, Cat No. 81, p. 346.
- Camillo Manzitti: Bernardo Strozzi, Turin 2013, No. 334, p. 222 (with ill.).

CHF 180 000 / 250 000

€ 157 890 / 219 300

Sold for CHF 216 500 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.