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Auction Description for Skinner: American & European Paintings
Auction Description:
American & European Paintings

American & European Paintings

by Skinner


500 lots with images

May 16, 2008

The Heritage on the Garden

63 Park Plaza

Boston, MA, 02116 USA

Phone: +1 617 350 5400

Fax: +1 617 350 5429

Email: info@skinnerinc.com

Continental School, 18th/19th Century, and After Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Lot of Six Drawin...

Lot 1: Continental School, 18th/19th Century, and After Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Lot of Six Drawin...

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Description: Continental School, 18th/19th Century, and After Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669) Lot of Six Drawings of Figural Studies, Including Copies of Antiquities and Rembrandt's Raising of Lazarus One inscribed "Da Rembrandt" l.l., one indistinctly inscribed l.r. Ink on paper, approximate sheet sizes to 7 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (19.1 x 23.5 cm), unframed. Condition: Adhered to supporting sheets of paper at corners, tears, toning, scattered soiling/staining. Provenance: The estate of John Elliott, Newport, Rhode Island, and Rome.

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Lot of Two Drawings: Attributed to Baldassare Calamai (Italian, 1787-1851), Allegorical Scene, ...

Lot 2: Lot of Two Drawings: Attributed to Baldassare Calamai (Italian, 1787-1851), Allegorical Scene, ...

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Description: Lot of Two Drawings: Attributed to Baldassare Calamai (Italian, 1787-1851), Allegorical Scene, signed or inscribed "B. Calamai" l.l., indistinctly inscribed at the lower margin, sheet size 7 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (19.6 x 26.3 cm); Attributed to Luigi Sabatelli (Italian, 1772-1850), Jupiter and Mercury Holding a Child, signed "Sabatelli" l.r., octagonal format, sheet size 5 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (14.6 x 16.5 cm). Both ink with graphite on paper, unframed, both adhered to a supporting sheet of paper. Condition: Scene adhered to support a corners, subtle toning, soiling and staining (predominately u.r.); Jupiter and Mercury adhered to support on left edge, mild toning, very mild scattered soiling/staining. Provenance: The estate of John Elliott, Newport, Rhode Island, and Rome. N.B. The composition of Jupiter and Mercury Holding a Child is distantly related to Sabatelli's fresco at the Sala dell'Iliade in the Pitti Palace, Florence, 1820-1825.

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Continental School, 18th/19th/20th Centuries Lot of Six Drawings Two indistinctly signed/insc...

Lot 3: Continental School, 18th/19th/20th Centuries Lot of Six Drawings Two indistinctly signed/insc...

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Description: Continental School, 18th/19th/20th Centuries Lot of Six Drawings Two indistinctly signed/inscribed. Charcoal, graphite, and ink on paper, approximate sheet sizes to 11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3 cm), unframed. Condition: Adhered to supporting sheets of paper at corners, toning, soiling, staining, foxing, losses. Provenance: The estate of John Elliott, Newport, Rhode Island, and Rome.

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Venetian School, 17th Century Standing Courtesan Facing Left Unsigned. Chalk and gr...

Lot 4: Venetian School, 17th Century Standing Courtesan Facing Left Unsigned. Chalk and gr...

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Description: Venetian School, 17th Century Standing Courtesan Facing Left Unsigned. Chalk and graphite on blue/gray paper, 12 x 6 1/2 in. (30.4 x 16.5 cm), unmatted, unframed. Condition: Loss to corner u.r., minor nicks and creases to edges, subtle toning.

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Continental School, 18th Century View of the Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome Unsigned. Ink...

Lot 5: Continental School, 18th Century View of the Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome Unsigned. Ink...

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Description: Continental School, 18th Century View of the Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome Unsigned. Ink and wash on laid paper, 7 3/4 x 10 1/8 in. (19.5 x 25.5 cm), unmatted, unframed. Condition: Gouache to corner l.r., possibly by a later hand, subtle staining. Provenance: Through Antichita Maxxoni, Siena, 1984.

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