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Andrea Meldolla (1500 - 1563)

Lot 4: Saint Andrew

Christie's

July 8, 2008
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Andrea Meldolla, Il Schiavone (Sebenico 1522-1563/82 Venice)
Saint Andrew
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, on ochre prepared paper
5 x 3½ in. (132 x 91 mm.)

Exhibited

Poughkeepsie, The Francis Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, and elsewhere, The Katalan Collection of Italian Drawings, 1995-6, no. 9 (entry by R.S. Rearick).

Provenance

J. van Haecken (L.2517).
with Annamaria Edelstein, London, 1990.

Notes

PROPERTY OF A CHARITABLE TRUST, FROM THE COLLECTION OF JAK KATALAN (LOTS 4, 7 AND 18)
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 17.5% on the buyer's premium.
After the figure of Saint Andrew on a sheet of studies attributed to Benedetto Caliari, brother of Paolo Veronese, at Chatsworth (M. Jaffé The Devonshire Collection of Italian Drawings, Venetian and North Italian Schools, IV, London, 1994, p. 137, no. 845). The figure relates to one in the nave of S. Sebastiano in Venice. Schiavone worked on the frescoes in the church with Benedetto Caliari as assistants to Veronese.

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