Lot 363: (SAINTS.) Sancta Cecilia. Music: Patrona.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (SAINTS.) Sancta Cecilia. Music: Patrona. Gouache on vellum. 10 1/2x11 1/2 inches. Some rippling of the vellum, few areas of light abrading and flaking, some spotting. [European?, late 18th century]
Notes: A nicely executed gouache drawing of Cecilia as the patron saint of music. She plays a small pipe organ with accompaniment by putti on several instruments.