Lot 23: BRITISH SCHOOL, (18TH CENTURY), THE MARTYRDOM OF A FEMALE SAINT; THE DEPOSITION
January 23, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
THE MARTYRDOM OF A FEMALE SAINT; THE DEPOSITION
The former inscribed in brown ink ''B.A.G.'' recto and verso, and inscribed ''part of a painting behind altar'' verso; the latter inscribed ''Cassolani in a Church'' bottom left, pair red chalk drawings heightened with white chalk on paper
Larger (sheet size): 22 x 16 7/8 in. (55.8 x 42.8cm)
Private Collection, Florida.
Each is in fair to poor overall quality, with each having hard vertical and horizontal folds extending through center of sheets, and each having some creases, crinkling and generally minor losses. Martyrdom has tape repairs on verso, and some sheet loss at lower right corner. There is also a tear along part of the vertical crease at bottom of sheet in Martyrdom. Deposition has a loss with added sheet at lower left corner, in which is inscribed in ink 'Cassolini in ** Church'
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