• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 326

    Attributed to Andrea Camassei (Bevagna 1602-1649 Rome)

    A seated male nude holding a book (recto); Head of a boy (verso)

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Andrea Camassei (Bevagna 1602-1649 Rome)
    A seated male nude holding a book (recto); Head of a boy (verso)
    with inscription 'Camassei' (on the verso)
    red chalk, unframed
    16 1/8 x 10 5/8 in. (40.9 x 27 cm.); and three other drawings by different hands (4)


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    Provenance

    A. Maggiori (L. 3005b), his inscription 'Io Aless Maggiori comprò a Bolog= gna nel 1791' (on the verso).
    C. Argentieri (L. 486b).
    P.G. Breschi (L. 2079b).