7 July 1998
Gaspare Diziani (1689-1767)
The Sacrifice of Isaac
pen and brown ink, the upper corners cut
200 x 163 mm.
The Venetian Reliable Hand L. 3005c-d), his inscription 'Gasparo Diziani Bellun.e'.
Sir Joshua Reynolds (L. 3016a), his lot number 'lot 86'.
Anon. sale; Christie's, 16 April 1991, lot 98 (£3,080).
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Drawings of the same subject are in the Ratjen collection, Italienische Zeichnungen des 16.-18. Jahrhunderts, Munich, 1977, no. 96, and in the Correr Museum, T. Pignatti, Disegni antichi del Museo Correr di Venezia, Venice, 1981, no. 295.
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