03-06-2009 03-06-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2446 Boston
March 6, 2009 12:00PMCalender
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Lot of Two Old Master Drawings: Manner of Raffaello Sanzio (Italian, 1483-1520), Seated Figure

$1,896$1,600
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2446 Location: Boston Date / Time: March 06, 2009 12:00PM

Description:

Lot of Two Old Master Drawings:

Manner of Raffaello Sanzio (Italian, 1483-1520), Seated Figure, inscribed "Raphaele 103" and "J.F." in ink, conte crayon; Venetian School, 18th Century, The Three Magi, unsigned, ink and wash on paper.
Sheet sizes to 5 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. (13.7 x 9.2 cm), unmatted, unframed.
Condition: Toning, soiling, Figure with top third replaced and affixed to backing at upper corners, Magi with losses to corners.

Provenance: Ex-collection of sculptor John Flaxman.

N.B. A letter from Edward C. Hawks discussing the history of the drawings accompanies the lot.
Estimate $600-800

Figure glue tacked along top margin to backing mat, Magi with small paper losses to u.r. and u.l. corners.

Keywords

Venetian School, John Flaxman, Edward C. Hawks, Biblical Magi, Raphael