Lot 1592. Alessandro Turchi jan. the Certain

Starting price:€ 4 800
Auction date:02.12.2018   12:00
ID 139712
Lot 1592Alessandro Turchi jan. the Certain
(1578 Verona - 1649 Rome) successor to the 17. Century
Allegory with personifications of philosophy, history and wisdom of the Awakening of the human spirit in the desire to Know
On the left side of the composition, the winged philosophy, which keeps their traditional attributes, a sceptre and a crown, while on the right, the wisdom, the history of representing with your usual mirror, at the same time with a book. In the middle of the man as a proverbial blank slate, which is now inflamed wisdom arises as a know fire of his spirit over his head. The small panel painting in subject and style, in the Tradition of Turchis, an Italian painter of the late Mannerist and early Baroque, who created similar Cabinet pieces on slate or marble with mythological and Christian themes. Oil/Copper Panel. 34 cm x 19 cm. Verso old attribution to Hans rotten hammer. Ebonisierter frame with ivory inlays.
Oil on copper panel. Old inscripition with attribution to Hans rotten hammer on the reverse.

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