5 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,750
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
North Italian School, 16th Century
Seven studies of cats, after Leonardo da Vinci
black chalk, pen and brown ink
5¾ x 3 5/8 in. (145 x 93 mm.)
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Perhaps by Ambrogio Figino or Cesare da Sesto, after a drawing at Windsor (A.E. Popham, The Drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, London, 1946, no. 87).
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