• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 309

    Bolognese School, early 17th Century

    Jupiter and Ganymede

    Price Realised  

    Bolognese School, early 17th Century
    Jupiter and Ganymede
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, on two joined sheets, watermark encircled lily, lower corners made up
    7 x 10 in. (17.8 x 25.2 cm.)


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    The watermark is similar to Heawood, nos. 1619 and 1622-1625, which have been located and dated in Florence and Rome in the early years of the 17th Century (E. Heawood, Watermarks, Amsterdam, 1950).

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