24 January 2001,
Price realised USD 7,285
USD 7,000 - USD 10,000
Attributed to Sebastian Walther (1576-1645)
An album of thirty-six leaves: studies of heads, feet, angels and putti, reclining and seated nudes, saints and drapery
the leaves numbered
black chalk, red chalk, pen and brown ink, coloured wash, watermark grapes, in an half vellum, half cloth 17th Century binding
11¼ x 8½ in. (286 x 216 mm.)
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Comparable to a drawing by Walther illustrated in H. Geissler, Zeichnung in Deutschland, Deutsche Zeichner 1540-1640, exhib. cat., Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Graphische Sammlung, 1979, p. 109, no. M16.
Louis Faroux (?), according to an inscription 'Louis Faroux (?) age de 16 ans edemie' on the last leaf and with inscription 'Croquis de 1632' on a label attached to the cover.
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