Old Master and Related Works Online Auction

March 31, 2016

LOT 60
After Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian
  • After Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian
  • After Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian
  • After Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian

60

After Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Italian, Possibly German Nazarene School (19th Century)

HEAD OF CHRIST

Chalk heightened with white on thin paper, laid down to a later paper support; bears signature “Leonardo da Vinci” in sepia ink lower left. Matted and unframed.
Sheet 7.1" x 7.5" — 18.1 x 19.1 cm.

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $540
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Possibly a drawing by one of the Nazarene School artists, which centered around Johann Friedrich Overbeck, Franz Pforr, Ludwig Vogel and Johann Konrad Hottinger in Rome during the 1810’s.

Provenance:

Ex. Coll. Corporations’ Subscription Fund;
Gifted by the above to The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Accession No. 60/74 in 1961;
Deaccessioned to benefit art purchases at the AGO