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    Sale 5433

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    2 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 316

    Raymond Lafage (Lisle-sur-Tarn 1650-1684 Lyon)

    Christ being led to the cross

    Price Realised  

    Raymond Lafage (Lisle-sur-Tarn 1650-1684 Lyon)
    Christ being led to the cross
    with inscription 'Monsieur Lafage. 37'
    pen and brown ink, grey wash, brown ink framing lines
    7¾ x 5½ in. (198 x 140 mm.)


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    A similar drawing of the subject is in the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (inv. 282).

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    Provenance

    J. Richardson Jun. (L.2170).
    John Skippe, and by descent to Edward Holland-Martin; Christie's, London, 20 November 1958, lot 291b.
    with P. & D. Colnaghi, London.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the following additional literature:

    S. Couturier, Dessins Français du Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, 2004, p. 45, under no. 12, and p. 171 n. 3.