16 April 1997,
Price realised GBP 2,760
GBP 600 - GBP 800
Valentin Lefèvre (c.1642-c.1681)
Allegorical Figures and a Doge with the Lion of Saint Mark, after Veronese (?)
with inscription 'Le Fevre' on the mount
red chalk, red wash, watermark device, octagonal
206 x 213 mm.; and seven drawings by the same hand after Veronese (8)
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An unidentified collector's label 'di G C N° 117 con A' (not in Lugt), the other drawings respectively numbered 110A (twice), 117 A, 126 A, 133 A and 140 A.
Nicos Dhikeos (his mark, not in Lugt).
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