Antonis Mor and Alsonso Sánchez Coello

Alessandro Farnese in Armor



Antonis Mor and Alsonso Sánchez Coello - Alessandro Farnese in Armor

Provenance

(Possibly) Margaret of Austria, inventory of 26 February 1586, as portrait of Alessandro "when he returned from Spain", and by inheritance to Alessandro Farnese, and by descent, (possibly) inventories of the Palazzo Farnese, Rome, 1644, nr. 240 and 1653, nr. 7.
art market, Italy, where acquired in the 1930s by Count Giuseppe Volpi di Misurata (1877-1947), and by inheritance to the present owner
sale Christie's, London, 19 April 2018, nr. 28

Antonis Mor and Alsonso Sánchez Coello
Alessandro Farnese in Armor
175 x 100 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Christie's, London, 19 April 2018