• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2134

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    29 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 4

    Follower of Francesco dei' Rossi, Il Salviati

    An allegory of Summer, after Salviati

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Follower of Francesco dei' Rossi, Il Salviati
    An allegory of Summer, after Salviati
    inscribed illegibly (verso)
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash
    16 3/8 x 22¼ in. (415 x 565 mm.)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    After Salviati's drawing in reverse for a tapestry design in the Uffizi (inv. 613 F.; Francesco Salviati o la bella maniera, exhib. cat., Rome, Villa Medici, 1998, no. 301). The tapestry by Jan II Raes is in the Galleria di Palazzo Bianco, Genoa (L. Meoni, Arazzi nei musei fiorentini. La collezione Medicea, Livorno, 1998, I, p. 49, fig. 24).