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Jacob de Wit (Dutch, 1695-1754) Angelica and Medoro

Auction:
2704B
Lot:
311
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2704B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 07, 2014 4:00PM

Description:

Jacob de Wit (Dutch, 1695-1754)

Angelica and Medoro
Signed or inscribed "J de Wit" l.l.
Black chalk, ink, and ink wash on paper, sheet size 8 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. (20.8 x 17.1 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor foxing, minor tear.

Provenance: Christie's London, King Street, Old Master and 19th Century Drawings, July 9, 2002, Sale 6603, Lot 65.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

The sheet is hinged at the upper corners, and at the left corner is a 3/8 inch tear. There is a tiny repair to the middle of the lower edge. The sheet is a laid paper with a partial watermark of a crest surrmounted by an "M." There are ink and pencil annotations to the verso, as well as an unidentified collector's mark.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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