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    Sale 1961

    Old Master And 19th Century Drawings

    24 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 23

    Circle of Agostino Carracci (Bologna 1557-1602 Parma)

    The Judgment of Paris (recto and verso)

    Price Realised  

    Circle of Agostino Carracci (Bologna 1557-1602 Parma)
    The Judgment of Paris (recto and verso)
    with inscription 'sisto'
    pen and brown ink, squared in brown ink (recto)
    2¾ x 3¾ in. (70 x 95 mm.); and another drawing, Second School of Fontainebleau, of a couple seated on a bed, two women in a doorway beyond (2)


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    The Three Graces in this composition is derived from an engraving of the Three Graces by Agostino Carracci dated circa 1590-95 (Bartsch 130). The inscription no doubt refers to Sisto Badalocchio (circa 1581-circa 1647) a pupil and collaborator of Agostino and Annibale Carracci.

    Provenance

    (2) Marquis de Valori (L. 2500).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 23, 60, 73, 91, 131, 142, 143, 146 AND 151)