07-10-2010 07-10-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2513 Boston
July 10, 2010 10:00AMCalender
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Lot of Four Drawings: Italian School, 17th Century Style, Madonna and Child with St. Cecelia

$2,133$1,800
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2513 Location: Boston Date / Time: July 10, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

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.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

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.

Keywords

Richard Cosway, Italian School, Madonna, French School, Florentine School, Giorgio Vasari