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    Sale 2249

    The Scholars Eye: Property from the Julius Held Collection Part II

    30 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 211

    Neapolitan School, 17th Century

    The Judgment of Solomon (recto); A seated king surrounded by courtiers (verso)

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    Neapolitan School, 17th Century
    The Judgment of Solomon (recto); A seated king surrounded by courtiers (verso)
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash (recto); red chalk, pen and brown ink
    11 3/8 x 8¼ in. (289 x 210 mm.); and Attributed to Giovanni Lanfranco, The Assumption of the Virgin; Italian School, 18th Century, The Miracle of Saint Dominic and the false teachers (3)


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    The 18th Century, Italian School drawing was attributed by Professor Held to Louis Cousin, called Primo, based on the inscription.

    Provenance

    An unidentified collector (L. 622).
    A. Klein (L. 2786b); F. Muller, Amsterdam, 21 November 1929 (1).