3 July 2007
Alessio de'Marchis (Naples 1684-1752 Perugia)
The monastery at Grottaferrata
extensively inscribed with the location
red chalk, brown wash, on light brown paper
10 3/8 x 14 5/8 in. (265 x 371 mm.)
C.H. Marcellis (L. 609).
Colonel Count E.R. Lamponi-Leopardi (L. 1760).
C. Martyne (L. 1800).
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
These 18th-century studies recur in Tiepolo works held in museums around the world, and were cherished by the animal-loving New York socialite
Jean Bonna discusses his collection of Old Master and 19th-century drawings being offered at Christie's in New York
Specialist Maja Markovic explains why, with estimates from as low as £5,000, your first Old Master acquisition doesn't have to be a Rubens or a Rembrandt
Annabel Matterson examines the artist’s career-spanning exploration of the genre through three typically autobiographical examples offered in London
Introducing Christie’s 100, a new online sale of accessibly priced post-war and contemporary art