24 January 2008,
Price realised USD 2,500
USD 1,500 - USD 2,000
Circle of Agostino Carracci (Bologna 1557-1602 Parma)
The Judgment of Paris (recto and verso)
with inscription 'sisto'
pen and brown ink, squared in brown ink (recto)
2¾ x 3¾ in. (70 x 95 mm.); and another drawing, Second School of Fontainebleau, of a couple seated on a bed, two women in a doorway beyond (2)
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The Three Graces in this composition is derived from an engraving of the Three Graces by Agostino Carracci dated circa 1590-95 (Bartsch 130). The inscription no doubt refers to Sisto Badalocchio (circa 1581-circa 1647) a pupil and collaborator of Agostino and Annibale Carracci.
(2) Marquis de Valori (L. 2500).
PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION (LOTS 23, 60, 73, 91, 131, 142, 143, 146 AND 151)
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