International Art

December 0106, 2018
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LOT 935

Lot 935

Circle of Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669)

Circle of Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669)
Lot 935 Details
Circle of Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669), Italian


Graphite heightened with white on blue watercolour ground on laid paper with colour key annotations in pen and ink, the verso with sepia pen and ink hand-written invoice in Latin with a list of dates for materials. A red wax seal with indistinct script monogram including the initials “WB” and others initials to the verso. Unframed.
Sheet 11 x 16.3 in — 28 x 41.5 cm

Estimate $3,000-$4,000

Realised: $2,400
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Circle of Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669)
  • Circle of Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669)
  • Circle of Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669)

Private Collection, Toronto acquired at Christie’s, London, circa 1974;
D & J Ritchie Inc., Toronto, May 30, 1995, Lot 256, illustrated;
From whom purchased by the present Private Collection, Toronto


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LOT 935

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 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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