2 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 562
Francisco Vieira Portuense (Porto 1765-1805)
A woman picking flowers, subsidiary studies of a putto
7¼ x 9 in. (190 x 225 mm.); and seven other drawings by Vieira Portuense and Arcangelo Foschini (8)
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Study for a print by F. Bartolozzi illustrating The Gardens, a Poem an English edition, published in 1805 in London, of Les jardins, en quatre chants by Jacques Delille (see P. Varela Gomes, Vieira Portuense, Lisbon, 2000, pp. 48-9).
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Please note that there are five other drawings by Vieira Portuense and Arcangelo Foschini included in this lot, not seven as stated in the catalogue.