31 January 2013
Mantuan School, 16th century
Putti gathering grapes and putting them in wine vats under a trellis
traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash
7½ x 16 in. (19 x 40.3 cm.)
Sir Thomas Lawrence (L.2445).
Lord Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere (L.2710b), and by descent; Sotheby's, London, 5 December 1972, lot 81 (as Mantuan School, circa 1550).
Christie's, London, 8 July 1975, lot 15 (as Mantuan School, circa 1550).
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