30 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 1,000 - USD 1,500
Italian School, 17th Century
Architectural studies: A design for a niche; A design for an organ loft; and A design for stairs and a wall niche
signed 'Filippus Rubeaus' (1) and numbered '3', '5' and '25'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, watermark hand (3)
13 3/8 x 9 5/8 in. (340 x 245 mm.); 14½ x 9¼ in. (367 x 236 mm.) ; 16 x 10¼ in. (410 x 259 mm.); and Italian School, 16th Century, The Cardinal of Portugal by Antonio Rossellino in San Miniato, Florence; and three additional architectural studies, each by a different hand: Design for a domed tower; Design for a wall or ceiling decoration; Design for a cartouche or coat-of-arms (recto), Two studies of an Ionic capital (verso); and Noël-Marcel Lambert, Porte des Anciennes Ecuries du Roi (8)
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The drawing of a wall or ceiling decoration was attributed to Bernardino Campi by Professor Held who thought that it might have once been part of the Leuchtenberg Album sold in Geneva in 1959.
L. Pollack (L. 788b).
An unidentified collector's mark (VLV inscribed in an oval in purple ink) (1,2,3).