30 January 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 1,875
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).