Lot of Four Drawings:
Italian School, 17th Century Style, Madonna and Child with St. Cecelia, unsigned, inscribed "Madonna & St. Cecelia/Richard Cosway" in pencil on the reverse,
ink on paper, sheet size 6 3/4 x 5 1/8 in. (16.8 x 12.6 cm), unmatted,
unframed; French School, 18th Century, Satyr with Retinue, unsigned, ink and wash on paper, sheet size 5 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. (15.0 x 21.1 cm), unmatted, unframed; Florentine School,
16th Century, Fragment of a Drawing of a Woman, unsigned, bears attribution to Giorgio Vasari on a label on the recto and in pencil on the reverse, sheet size approximately 9 1/2 x 4 3/8 in. (24.2 x 11.2 cm), partially affixed to backing board, unframed; Italian School, 17th/18th Century, Figures of a Man and Woman, pen and ink, unsigned, sheet size 8 1/8 x 5 3/4 in. (20.3 x 14.5 cm), matted, framed.
Condition: Toning, creasing, rippling, soiling, paper loss.
St. Cecelia drawing may possibly have been in the collection of Richard Cosway (British 1742-1821). St. Cecelia with losses in the lower corners and two small holes l.c., and spots of glue residue on the reverse. Satyr with paper losses in the upper corners.