18 April 2000
Circle of Ubaldo Gandolfi (1728-1781)
numbered 'No 1398'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, watermark proprietary, each in an inscribed oval
216 x 319 mm.
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Possibly designs for medallions.
Decorative and dangerous, the most impressive group of courtly quality weapons to come to auction in well over a generation
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