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    Sale 7605

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    8 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    Andrea Meldolla, Il Schiavone (Sebenico 1522-1563/82 Venice)

    Saint Andrew

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    Andrea Meldolla, Il Schiavone (Sebenico 1522-1563/82 Venice)
    Saint Andrew
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, on ochre prepared paper
    5 x 3½ in. (132 x 91 mm.)


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    After the figure of Saint Andrew on a sheet of studies attributed to Benedetto Caliari, brother of Paolo Veronese, at Chatsworth (M. Jaffé The Devonshire Collection of Italian Drawings, Venetian and North Italian Schools, IV, London, 1994, p. 137, no. 845). The figure relates to one in the nave of S. Sebastiano in Venice. Schiavone worked on the frescoes in the church with Benedetto Caliari as assistants to Veronese.

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    Provenance

    J. van Haecken (L.2517).
    with Annamaria Edelstein, London, 1990.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A CHARITABLE TRUST, FROM THE COLLECTION OF JAK KATALAN (LOTS 4, 7 AND 18)


    Exhibited

    Poughkeepsie, The Francis Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, and elsewhere, The Katalan Collection of Italian Drawings, 1995-6, no. 9 (entry by R.S. Rearick).