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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 401

    Raphael Lamar West (London 1769-1850 Bushey Heath)

    Jason and the Dragon, after Rosa

    Price Realised  

    Raphael Lamar West (London 1769-1850 Bushey Heath)
    Jason and the Dragon, after Rosa
    with inscriptions 'No. 8' 'Copy Jason S Rosa RL West £' (verso)
    pencil, pen and brown ink
    17 5/8 x 11¼ in. (446 x 286 mm.)


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    This drawing is a copy after the etching of similar size by Salvator Rosa (Bartsch 18).

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    The artist's family, and by descent to
    Mrs P. Howard; Sotheby's, London, 22 March 1979, as by Benjamin West.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is being sold with no reserve.


    Literature

    H. von Erffa and A. Staley, The Paintings of Benjamin West, New Haven and London, 1986, no. 518, p. 448, note 1.