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    Sale 7605

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    8 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 52

    Circle of Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691-1765 Rome)

    Figures admiring Roman ruins

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Circle of Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691-1765 Rome)
    Figures admiring Roman ruins
    with inscription 'Panini.'
    black chalk, pen and brown and grey ink, watercolour, heightened with bodycolour, watermark Strasburg lily
    17½ x 12 3/8 in. (443 x 333 mm.)


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    An attribution to Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777) has been suggested.

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    Provenance

    Jean Mottinguer (according to an inscription on the old backing).
    Peter Jay Sharp (1930-1992).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF PETER JAY SHARP, NEW YORK CITY (LOTS 52, 64, 69 AND 98)


    Exhibited

    New York, National Academy of Design, European Master Drawings from the collection of Peter Jay Sharp, 1994, no. 23 (as Giovanni Paolo Panini, entry by L. Wolk Simon).