23 January 2004
This lot is offered without a reserve
Central Italian School, c. 1600
Portrait of Andrea del Sarto, seated, drawing
oil on canvas, unframed
72 x 55 in. (183 x 139.7 cm.)
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S. J. Freedberg, Andrea del Sarto: Catalogue raisonné, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1963, I, p. 229.
The present painting is derived from Andrea del Sarto's bust-length Self-portrait executed in fresco and now in the Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, which he painted at the age of 42, just before his death.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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