13 juillet 2010

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna) Study of Saint Matthew turned to his right

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna) Study of Saint Matthew turned to his right, reading a book. photo Bonhams black chalk on paper laid on card, 167 x 145 mm. (6 5/8 x 5 3/4 in.), unframed. Sold for £14,400 PROVENANCE:: Collection, (unrecorded blindstamp M.C./E./56)Private collection, Australia (unrecorded collector's mark P&L.W)Bonhams is grateful to Nicholas Turner for confirming the attribution of the present drawing upon firsthand inspection and for his assistance in this... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Venice 1696 - 1770 Madrid) The Brazen Serpent

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Venice 1696 - 1770 Madrid) The Brazen Serpent Black chalk; on the verso a tracing of the woman and child to the left of the composition; bears old attribution in pen and ink: Tita Tiepolo. 347 by 250 mm. Est. 5,000—7,000 USD. Lot Sold 6,250 USD We are grateful to Bernard Aikema who confirms the attribution to Giambattista Tiepolo, identifying it as a very early drawing of around 1715. PROVENANCE: G. Vallardi (L.1223) NOTE: The attribution was confirmed by Knox in a letter to a previous... [Lire la suite]
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