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    Sale 2134

    Old Master and 19th Century Drawings

    29 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 31

    Prague School, late 16th Century

    The centaur Nessus, pierced by Hercules' arrow, carrying Deianira across the river Evenus

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Prague School, late 16th Century
    The centaur Nessus, pierced by Hercules' arrow, carrying Deianira across the river Evenus
    traces of black chalk, bodycolor heightened with gold on vellum
    7 7/8 x 11 in. (200 x 280 mm.)


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    Provenance

    Dr. M.H. Oelze, Amsterdam; Paul Brandt, 23 April 1968, lot 90 (as by Giulio Clovio), according to a note on the mount.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Professor and Mrs. Clifford Ambrose Truesdell