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    Sale 11787

    Old Master & British Drawings

    5 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 9

    Antonio Tempesta (Florence 1555-1630 Rome)

    Saint George and the Dragon

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Antonio Tempesta (Florence 1555-1630 Rome)
    Saint George and the Dragon
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash (recto), red chalk outlines (verso)
    9¼ x 6 5/8 in. (23.4 x 16.9 cm.)


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    A study, with differences, for an engraving published in The history of the order of Saint George (see Bartsch, XVII, p. 279, no. 1442).

    Provenance

    F. Desmarais (L. 3358).
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 13 January 1989, lot 272.