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January 23, 2020 6:00PMCalender
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Lot of Two Drawings: Attributed to Baldassare Calamai (Italian, 1787-1851), Allegorical Scene

 
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3338B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 24, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Lot of Two Drawings:

Attributed to Baldassare Calamai (Italian, 1787-1851), Allegorical Scene, signed or inscribed "B. Calamai" l.l., indistinctly inscribed at the lower margin, sheet size 7 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (19.6 x 26.3 cm); Attributed to Luigi Sabatelli (Italian, 1772-1850), Jupiter and Mercury Holding a Child, signed "Sabatelli" l.r., octagonal format, sheet size 5 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (14.6 x 16.5 cm).
Both ink with graphite on paper, unframed, both affixed to a common supporting sheet of paper.
Condition: Scene adhered to support at corners, squared for transfer, subtle toning, soiling and staining (predominantly u.r.); Jupiter and Mercury adhered to support on left edge, mild toning, very mild scattered soiling/staining.

N.B. The composition of Jupiter and Mercury Holding a Child is distantly related to Sabatelli's fresco at the Sala dell'Iliade in the Pitti Palace, Florence, 1820-1825.
Estimate $300-500


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Mercury Holding