27 September 2016,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
Jakob Mathias Schmutzer (Vienna 1733-1811)
Portrait of a youth exclaiming, gesturing with his left hand
signed and dated 'Mathias Schmuzer 779'
black and white chalk, stumping, on blue paper prepared grey, black ink framing lines, watermark with letters S W and fragmentary countermark, unframed
21 7/8 x 16 3/8 in. (55.6 x 41.6 cm.)
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This lot is offered without reserve.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 19 March 1981, lot 1, where purchased by Brian Sewell.
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