Old Master and Related Works Online Auction

April 30, 2015

LOT 35

Lot 35

Attributed to Michel Corneille (1642-1708)

Attributed to Michel Corneille (1642-1708)
Lot 35 Details
Attributed to Michel Corneille (1642-1708), French


Charcoal drawing on browned paper with WM fleur de Lys watermark, circa 1690 (inscribed “Heawood 1581” to the mount). Matted and unframed.

Together with:
After Cornelis Troost (1697-1750), Dutch

Charcoal drawing on browned laid paper; bears initials and date 1737 lower left, small collector’s stamp verso (fleur de lys?), inscribed in pen and ink on the accompanying backboard attached to the matboard. Matted and unframed.

Sheet 9.5" x 12" — 24.1 x 30.5 cm.; 11" x 8" — 27.9 x 20.3 cm.

Estimate $1,500-$2,000

Realised: $1,080
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Attributed to Michel Corneille (1642-1708)
  • Attributed to Michel Corneille (1642-1708)
  • Attributed to Michel Corneille (1642-1708)
  • Attributed to Michel Corneille (1642-1708)


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LOT 35

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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