Diego Velazquez and Pietro Martire Neri

Portrait of Monsignor Cristoforo Segni



Diego Velazquez and Pietro Martire Neri - Portrait of Monsignor Cristoforo Segni

Exhibitions

2015 Velázquez, Nr. 77

Provenance

Private collection, Bologna
Don José de Salamanca y Mayol, Marqués de Salamanca and 1st Conde de Llanos (1811–83)
his sale (Galerie Salamanca), Paris, Hôtel Salamanca, Rue de la Victoire, 50, Pillet, Le Roy and Febvre, 3–6 June 1867, nr. 37, unsold at 16,200 Francs (as Velázquez)
Salamanca Collection sale, Paris, Hotel Drouot, Pillet and Haro, 25–26 January 1875, nr. 35, for 19,300 Francs, to Luisa Gonzalés (as Velázquez)
Luisa Gonzalés (1847–1924), wife of Auguste Dreyfus (1827–97), Hôtel Dreyfus, 3 avenue Ruysdaël, Paris
his sale, Paris, Galerie Georges Petit, 29 May 1889, nr. 115, for 5,600 francs (as Velázquez), where probably unsold
thence probably by family descent to Anne de Talleyrand PĂ©rigord, Duchess de Premio Real, self-styled Duchess of Dreyfus-Gonzalez (1877-1945), Paris, by 1936
probably acquired from the above, or from her heirs, by the father of the present owner in Paris, 1958
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 1 February 2018, nr. 48

Diego Velazquez and Pietro Martire Neri
Portrait of Monsignor Cristoforo Segni
c. 1650
114 x 92 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 1 February 2018