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    Sale 2249

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

    30 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 212

    Attributed to Vincenzo Dandini (Florence 1609-1675)

    Copies after reliefs on the Arch of Constantine: Departure for the Hunt (1), and Sacrifice to Diana (2)

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Vincenzo Dandini (Florence 1609-1675)
    Copies after reliefs on the Arch of Constantine: Departure for the Hunt (1), and Sacrifice to Diana (2)
    each signed with initials 'v.D.v.'
    traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, watermark encircled anchor (1)
    7 7/8 x 10¾ in. (200 x 273 mm.) (2)


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    The traditional attribution to Dandini derives from the similar way in which he often signed his drawings with his initials, and the many drawings he made after the antique in Rome.

    Literature

    C. Thiem, Florentiner Zeichner des Frühbarock, Munich, 1977, p. 395.


    Exhibited

    Binghamton, University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Binghamton, and elsewhere, Drawings from the Held Collection, 1970, no. 118 (as by Vincenzo Dandini).
    Williamstown, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute and elsewhere, Master Drawings from the Collection of Ingrid and Julius S. Held, 1979, no. 17 (as Anonymous, 17th Century).