27 January 2009,
Price realised USD 8,125
USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
Giovanni Battista Naldini (Fiesole c. 1537-1591 Florence)
Lorenzo de Medici, after Michelangelo
black and red chalk on brown prepared paper
11 x 6 7/8 in. (276 x 173 mm.)
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After Michelangelo's marble sculpture of Lorenzo de Medici (1449-1492) carved in the late 1520s for the Medici Chapel in San Lorenzo, Florence. Naldini made several drawings after Michelangelo's sculpture, including another in black and red chalk in the Albertina, Vienna (inv. 378; see Rosenberg, nos. NZ 327-342 for all drawings by Naldini after sculpture in the Medici Chapel).
Sir Joshua Reynolds (L. 2364).
W. Mayor (L. 2799).
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 21 November 1974, lot 17.
R. Rosenberg, Beschreibungen und Nachzeichnungen der Skulpturen Michalengelos, Munich, 2000, p. 239, no. NZ 342.
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