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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 329

    Pietro Antonio Novelli (1729-1804 Venice)

    Figures praying around the body of a dead man; and A dog restoring a dead man to life

    Price Realised  

    Pietro Antonio Novelli (1729-1804 Venice)
    Figures praying around the body of a dead man; and A dog restoring a dead man to life
    black (2) and red chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash, watermarks three crescents (1) and three crescents and IMPERIAL (2)
    10 7/8 x 14 5/8 in. (275 x 370 mm.); and A man wearing a turban, also by Novelli; and Soldiers, by a follower of Salvator Rosa (4)


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    Provenance

    M. Polakovits, his mark (not in Lugt).
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 27 January 1999, lot 222.