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Lot 351: Attributed to François-Joseph Bélanger (Paris 1744-1818)

Est: £2,000 GBP - £4,000 GBPSold:
Christie'sDecember 11, 2009London, United Kingdom

Item Overview


Attributed to François-Joseph Bélanger (Paris 1744-1818)
Design for a war memorial with a phoenix, flanked by shields and fasces, statues of Hercules and Mars beside the door
black chalk, pen and black ink, watercolour, watermark elaborate shield with letters D and C, unframed
13½ x 23 1/8 in. (34.2 x 58.8 cm.)


No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
The pose and treatment of the phoenix in the present drawing is very similar to that of an eagle in a Design for an elaborate fireplace at the Château de Maisons, France, by Bélanger, sold at Christie's, New York, on 30 January 1998, lot 291.

Auction Details

Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolours

December 11, 2009, 10:30 AM GMT

85 Old Brompton Road, London, LDN, SW7 3LD, UK