International Art Auction

December 07, 2015


Lot 9

Circle of Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)

Circle of Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)
Lot 9 Details
Circle of Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777), French


Charcoal and red chalk drawing on blue laid paper, laid down to a later paper support with hand-ruled and gilt border; with an initial “R” in black ink bottom centre, with an unidentified impressed “G” initial blindstamp to the margin of the mount lower right, formerly given to and inscribed “Reni” and “Guido Reni/ 1575 1642” in pencil verso. Matted and unframed.
Sheet/Mounted 10.2" x 8.3" — 26 x 21.2 cm.; 13.8" x 11.8" — 35 x 30 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $615
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Circle of Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)
  • Circle of Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)
  • Circle of Charles-Joseph Natoire (1700-1777)

Gift of Professor T. A. Heinrich, 1970; Donated by the Ontario Heritage Foundation, 1988;
Gifted by the above to The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Accession No. L70.4;
Deaccessioned to benefit art purchases at the AGO


For a similar drawing by Guido Reni, see Italian drawings from the collection of Duke Roberto Ferretti, Exh. Cat., AGO, 1985/6, pgs. 68-9, pl. 28


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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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