8 July 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 23,125
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
Johann Wolfgang Baumgartner (Kufstein 1712-1761 Augsburg)
A rocaille decoration with a stag hunt above trees; and A rocaille decoration with a hunting horn and rifle
black chalk, pen and black ink, grey wash, heightened with white, on two sheets of blue paper, the outlines incised, the versi rubbed with red chalk
8 5/8 x 27¾ in. (220 x 706 mm.) (2)
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Both sheets can be compared with a decorative drawing in Cleveland representing A wild boar hunt (T. Da Costa Kaufmann, Central European Drawings 1680-1800, exhib. cat., Princeton, The Art Museum, 1989, no. 39).
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