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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 205

    North Italian School, 17th Century

    A mother teaching a child to walk

    Price Realised  

    North Italian School, 17th Century
    A mother teaching a child to walk
    with inscription 'Allexandro Padoano'
    traces of black chalk, pen and black ink, grey wash
    4¼ x 2¾ in. (108 x 70 mm.); and Parmese School, An allegorical figure; Italian School, late 16th Century, A female figure and child in a niche; Giovanni Battista Crespi, An old woman seated on a low stool looking left (recto), A seated woman (verso); and Two studies of a sleeping child, by the same hand; Angelo Uggeri, Two figures among ancient ruins, a fortified hill in the distance; Italian School, late 18th Century, Figures making an offering to a statue of a female deity; Italian School, late 18th Century, A study of three children playing (recto), A nude male (verso) (8)


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    The inscription refers to Alessandro Varotari, il Padovanino (Padua 1588-1648 Venice).