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    Sale 7605

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    8 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 85

    John Michael Rysbrack (Antwerp 1694-1770 London)

    Coriolanus and his encampment outside Rome

    Price Realised  

    John Michael Rysbrack (Antwerp 1694-1770 London)
    Coriolanus and his encampment outside Rome
    red chalk, brown and black ink, brown wash
    12¼ x 13 7/8 in. (310 x 353 mm.)


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    A drawing of Coriolanus receiving the entreaties of his wife and mother is at Stourhead (K. Eustace, Michael Rysbrack Sculptor, 1694-1770, exhib. cat., Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, 1982, no. 96). This was acquired for 7 guineas at the artist's posthumous sale of 14 February 1767 by Henry Hoare, creator of Stourhead and his loyal patron.

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    Provenance

    Professor Friedhelm Beuker, his mark (not in Lugt).