Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Italian School, 18th Century Design for a Ceiling Decoration with Diana as the Moon Goddess and Other Celestial Figures

Auction:
3293B
Lot:
201
Sold for:
$800$650

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3293B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 27, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Italian School, 18th Century

Design for a Ceiling Decoration with Diana as the Moon Goddess and Other Celestial Figures
Unsigned, inscribed "18th-Century Venetian" in pencil on the frame backing.
Ink and wash on cream laid paper, squared in black chalk for transfer, mounted to secondary supporting sheet, with applied pencil grid, 9 x 8 5/8 in. (22.8 x 21.8 cm), framed.
Condition: Soiling, scattered ink spots that are likely original, old crease or tear to c.l. edge stabilized with tape on the reverse.

Provenance: Swann Auction Galleries, Old Master Drawings, January 23, 2003, Sale 1957, Lot 144, as Neapolitan School, Early 18th Century; through to the estate of Robert Wynne, Massachusetts.
Estimate $400-600

No additional condition issues to report.

Framed dimensions are 21 x 20 x 1 inches.


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Departments

Specialists