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    Sale 2134

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    29 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 75

    Eugene-Victor-Ferdinand Delacroix (Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798-1863 Paris)

    Saint Catherine of Alexandria, after Titian

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    Eugene-Victor-Ferdinand Delacroix (Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798-1863 Paris)
    Saint Catherine of Alexandria, after Titian
    black chalk
    9 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (239 x 136 mm.)


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    Based on a print by Nicolo Boldrini of Saint Catherine after a figure (in reverse) in Titian's altarpiece for S. Niccolò dei Frari, now at the Pinacoteca Vaticana, Rome (H.E. Wethey, Titian: The Religious Paintings, London, 1969, no. 63, pl. 23). Two impressions of the print are at the British Museum, London (inv. W,5.68 and 1895,0122.1222).

    Provenance

    The artist's studio stamp (L. 838a).