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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 361

    PORTUGUESE SCHOOL, early 19TH CENTURY

    An allegory of medicine

    Price Realised  

    PORTUGUESE SCHOOL, early 19TH CENTURY
    An allegory of medicine
    inscribed 'INVENTUM MEDICINA MEUM EST.' and 'Medicina; 2a sobreporta p.a a casa das Artes entreguei-a pela Pascoa de 1816'
    pen and brown ink, grey wash
    8 x 12½ in. (210 x 318 mm.)


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    This impressive drawing can be compared with those by Cyrillo Volkmar Machado (1748-1823) who's works often bear a strong influence of Genoese art.

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