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Lot 3007 - A202 Old Master Paintings - Friday, 23. September 2022, 02.00 PM

BATTISTA DI BIAGIO SANGUIGNI previously known as THE MASTER OF 1419

(active circa 1393 Florence 1451)
Three panels from an altar: Madonna and Child with donor family (central panel); Saint John the Baptist and Antonius Abbas (left wing)/ Saint Jacob the Elder and Saint Maurus (right wing).
Tempera and gold ground on panel.
91.3 × 53.4 cm (central panel) / 98.5 × 48.2 cm (left wing) / 98.5 × 46.8 cm (right wing).

Provenance:
- Probably commissioned for a Benedictine Order by Jacopo di Niccolò Corbizzi.
Central panel:
- Private collection German probably since the 1940s.
- 1992 by descent to a private collection, Germany.
- Sale Koller, Zurich,26.3.2021, Lot 3007.
- Private collection, Switzerland.
Lateral panels:
- With Julius Böhler, Munich, 1971.
- Private collection, Switzerland, acquired from the above.

Exhibited (lateral panels):
Lugano-Castagnola 1991, Künder der wunderbaren Dinge. Frühe italienische Malerei aus Sammlungen in der Schweiz und Liechtenstein. Villa Favorita, Stiftung Thyssen-Bornemisza, Lugano-Castagnola, 7.4.–30.6.1991.

Literature:
- Miklos Boskovits: Ancora sul Maestro del 1419, in: Arte Cristiana 90, 2002, vol. 812, p. 334. figs. 5–7.
Central panel:
- Laurence B. Kanter: Zanobi Strozzi miniatore and Battista di Biagio Sanguigni, in: Arte Cristiana 90, 2002, vol. 812, p. 329.
- Laurence B. Kanter: Battista di Biagio Sanguigni and Zanobi Strozzi, in: Ausst.-Kat. Fra Angelico, New York Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 2005, pp.227 ff.
Lateral panels:
- Exh.cat. Künder der wunderbaren Dinge. Frühe italienische Malerei aus Sammlungen in der Schweiz und Liechtenstein. Villa Favorita, Stiftung Thyssen-Bornemisza, Lugano-Castagnola, Eidolon 1991, cat. no. 90, p. 230, fig. 231.

Our thanks to Prof. Gaudenz Freuler for his expert assistance in cataloguing these works.


CHF 80 000 / 120 000 | (€ 80 000 / 120 000)

Sold for CHF 97 900 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.