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    Sale 2237

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part I

    27 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    Attributed to Girolamo da Carpi (Ferrara c. 1501-1556)

    Studies after the Antique including a statue of Hercules, two classically draped female figures and a horse's head

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    Attributed to Girolamo da Carpi (Ferrara c. 1501-1556)
    Studies after the Antique including a statue of Hercules, two classically draped female figures and a horse's head
    traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink, the top shaped
    7¾ x 5¼ in. (197 x 133 mm.)


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    Professor Held noted that the two women lower right also appear in a drawing attributed to Antonio da Sangallo in the Uffizi (inv. 1158E).

    Provenance

    J. Richardson Sen. with his mount (cut down) and associated shelfmark (B*9/37/Da 27/CC 27) and mount (L. 2984).