• Old Master & 19th Century Pain auction at Christies

    Sale 5860

    Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

    11 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 365

    Guillaume Courtois, il Borgognone (Saint-Hippolyte 1628-1679 Rome)

    The apparition of an angel to a kneeling saint

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    Guillaume Courtois, il Borgognone (Saint-Hippolyte 1628-1679 Rome)
    The apparition of an angel to a kneeling saint
    with inscription 'Gia: Cortese Borgognone' (on the mount)
    black chalk, brown wash, unframed
    4¾ x 6 7/8 in. (12 x 17.6 cm.)


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    For similar drawings in brown wash by the artist, see D. Graf, Die Handzeichnungen von Guglielmo Cortese und Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Dusseldorf, 1976, figs. 2, 25 and 64.

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