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Fine Art Auction featuring Decorative Arts and Modern Design - Day 1(#801) 08/09/2015 10:00 AM GMT This Auction has ended

Lot 591 of 480: Luca Giordano, Naples 1632-1705 & Studio- ''The Death of Seneca''; oil on canvas, 220.3x295cm, (unframed) Notes: This painting depicts the moment when Seneca, under the orders of the tyrant Nero, opens his veins to commit suicide. Seneca appears on the right, seated semi-nude, his feet in a copper vessel filled with warm water to dull the pain and collect the blood. The story of the Death of Seneca was revisited by Giordano on numerous occasions, examples can be found in the Louvre Museum Paris

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Estimate: £20,000 - £25,000

Fine Art Auction featuring Decorative Arts and Modern Design - Day 1(#801)  08/09/2015 10:00 AM GMT  This Auction has ended