11 December 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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