• Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen auction at Christies

    Sale 7822

    Cabinet d'un Amateur Européen

    9 December 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 397

    Gaetano Gandolfi (San Matteo della Decima 1734-1802 Bologna)

    The heads of five young women with elaborate coiffures

    Estimate

    Gaetano Gandolfi (San Matteo della Decima 1734-1802 Bologna)
    The heads of five young women with elaborate coiffures
    with inscription 'Mauro Gandolfi'
    traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink
    8 x 11 in. (22.2 x 28 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 7 July 1987, lot 144 (as Mauro Gandolfi).
    with Jean-Luc Baroni, London, Master Drawings, 1988, no. 39 (as Mauro Gandolfi).
    with Colnaghi, London, 1989.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 2 July 1997, lot 40, where acquired by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the following provenance for this lot:
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 7 July 1987, lot 144 (as Mauro Gandolfi).
    with Jean-Luc Baroni, London, Master Drawings, 1988, no. 39 (as Mauro Gandolfi).
    with Colnaghi, London, 1989.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 2 July 1997, lot 40, where acquired by the present owner.


    Literature

    D. Biagi Maino, 'Gaetano Gandolfi's "capricci" of heads: drawings and engravings', The Burlington Magazine, CXXXVI, June 1994, p. 378, illustrated.