London, South Kensington
10 December 2004
Venetian School, 17th Century
Design for a cartouche surmounted by putti supporting a Doge's cap, the whole hung with garlands
Study for a pendentive (verso)
black chalk (recto and verso), pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white (recto), on light blue paper
15¼ x 10 in. (389 x 256 mm.)
Marquis de Valori (L. 2500).
Edmond Fatio, his mark (not in Lugt); Nicholas Rauch, Geneva, 3-4 June 1959, lot 100.
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