PAST SALES

We are happy to present a small selection of sales of interest made by the gallery. This is divided into three sections: Old Master Drawings, 19th & 20th Century Drawings, and Paintings, Oil Sketches, and Sculpture. The selection will be changed on a regular basis.

OLD MASTER DRAWINGS

 

VENETIAN SCHOOL

Circa 1490

Head of a Youth Looking up to the Left

Black chalk, with ruled stylus indications, the upper corners cut; on the remnants of a Vasari (?) mount

8 ⅛ x 6 ⅛ inches

202 x 157 mm

JACOPO ZUCCHI

Florence c. 1540-1596 Rome

The Foundation of Cosmopoli (?)

Inscribed, lower right, 39


Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk, on white paper, within black ink framing lines

10 x 13 1/16 inches

254 x 332 mm

DENYS CALVAERT

Antwerp c. 1540-1619 Bologna

Cleopatra

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left, Dionisio Calvaert, and, lower right, Pomerancio …


Black and white chalk on blue paper, squared for transfer in black chalk

10 11/16 x 11 7/16 inches

271 x 291 mm

CAMILLO PROCACCINI

Bologna 1551-1629 Milan

Screaming Man

Inscribed, verso, Cav. d’Arpino-


Red and black chalk

6 ¼ x 4 ¼ inches

160 x 107 mm

GIUSEPPE CESARI, called CAVALIERE D’ARPINO

Arpino 1568-1640 Rome

An Angel in Flight: Study for the “Ascension of Christ” (S. Giovanni in Laterano, Rome)

Inscribed, lower right, Joseppo d'Arpinas; numbered, lower left, 16.10.


Black and red chalk

15 x 14 inches

380 x 357 mm

CLAUDE GELLÉE, called CLAUDE LORRAIN

Chamagne (Lorraine) 1600-1682 Rome

Pastoral Landscape with a Figure by a Lake

Inscribed in chalk on the verso, Designe facto per ilm Principe Don Gaspare


Black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush with brown, grey and grey-brown washes, within the artist’s framing lines

7 ½ x 10 ⅝ inches

191 x 270 mm

REMBRANDT HARMENSZ. VAN RIJN

Leiden 1607-1669 Amsterdam

A Young Man Leaning on a Stick, Turned to the Left

Pen and brown ink

5 ⅝ x 3 ⅜ inches

143 x 87 mm

NICOLAS DE PLATTEMONTAGNE

Paris 1631-1706 Paris

Studies for the Figure of Silas in “Saint Paul in Prison”

Inscribed, lower left, Philippe de Champagne


Red, black, and white chalk on buff paper

11 ⅛ x 16 ⅝ inches

284 x 423 mm

MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN

Frankfurt-am-Main 1647-1717 Amsterdam

Black Tegu Lizard (Tupinambis teguixin)

Inscribed, verso, N.100 uit Boek f. van Jan Bisschop’s Verk. te Rottm. Juni 1771/44-/ Een Surinaamsche Sauvegard, door Maria Sybilla Meriam


Pen and black ink and watercolor and gouache on vellum

13 x 17 inches

329 x 430 mm

JEAN-BAPTISTE GREUZE

Tournus 1725-1805 Paris

Tête d’enfant portant un bonnet, regardant à gauche

Inscribed, lower left, with the folder and inventory number of the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts, Saint Petersburg, 2 _ No 48., and stamped, lower left, with the mark of the Imperial Academy (Lugt 2699a); inscribed on the back of the mount, Tête d’enfant pour l’Accordée de Village; also, inscribed on a label on the old mount, in Russian, Грёзь Жань-Батист / 1725-1805


Red chalk

11 ⅝ x 9 ½ inches

296 x 240 mm

GIOVANNI DOMENICO TIEPOLO

Venice 1727–1804 Venice

The Holy Family Entering Memphis

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower left, Domo Tiepolo f, and inscribed in graphite with the number, 14; also, inscribed in a later hand, verso, Arrivée à jérusalem


Pen and brown ink and brown wash over black chalk

19 x 14 ⅞ inches

482 x 379 mm

JEAN-HONORE FRAGONARD

Grasse 1732-1806 Paris

Le Petit Parc

With inscription on the old mount, Par h. fragonard.


Red chalk counterproof, retouched with pen and brown ink, brush and grey-brown wash

13 ⅝ x 17 ⅜ inches

347 x 440 mm

FRANCISCO JOSE DE GOYA Y LUCIENTES

Fuendetodos 1746-1828 Bordeaux

Tambourine Player

Numbered, top right, 88, and inscribed upper center, 17


Drawn with the point of the brush and brown wash, with traces of red chalk

8 ⅛ x 5 ⅝ inches

205 x 141 mm

GIUSEPPE CADES

Rome 1750-1799 Rome

Venus and Adonis, 1780

Signed, dated and inscribed, Venus che piange adone / G. Cades 1780 / Roma


Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk

8 ⅛ x 15 ¾ inches

205 x 400 mm

 

19TH & 20TH CENTURY DRAWINGS

ADRIEN-VICTOR AUGER

Saint-Valéry-en-Caux 1787–1854 Paris

Portrait of the Violinist Jean Vidal 

(1789-1867), 1808

Signed and inscribed, lower left, below the image, Victor auger, Elève de David, fecit, and dated lower right, anno 1808.


Black and white chalk

29 5/16 x 25 inches

745 x 635 mm

ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE

Paris 1795-1875 Paris

Daim merchant vers la droite

Signed in blue ink in script, left center, Barye; also signed in red ink in script, lower left, Barye


Watercolor heightened with white, over black chalk

4 ¾ x 6 ½ inches

121 x 161 mm

JEAN-BAPTISTE-CAMILLE COROT

Paris 1796-1875 Ville d’Avray

Young Man in Front of a Great Oak

Signed, lower right, Corot.


Pencil heightened with white on buff wove paper

11 ½ x 15 11/16 inches

292 x 398 mm

FERDINAND-VICTOR-EUGÈNE DELACROIX

Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798-1863 Paris

Un Dessous de bois

Marked with the studio stamp, lower right, ED (Lugt 838a)

Watercolor
10 ⅞ x 8 ¼ inches
276 x 210 mm

HENRI LEHMANN

Kiel 1814-1882 Paris

Reclining Male Figure Embracing a Woman and Two studies of his Left Arm: Study for the Painting “Rêve,” also called “Rêve d’Amour,” 1848

Marked with the studio stamp, lower left (Lugt 1664g), and dated, lower left, 17 juillet/48


Black and red chalk, partially stumped, heightened with white chalk

10 x 12 ⅜ inches

257 x 315 mm

THOMAS COUTURE

Senlis 1815-1879 Villiers-le-Bel, Oise

Le Pierrot politique

Signed, left center, T. C.

Black chalk heightened with white

16 ¾ x 21 ⅝ inches

425 x 549 mm

HILAIRE-GERMAIN-EDGAR DEGAS

Paris 1834-1917 Paris

Portrait in Profile of the Artist’s Brother, René de Gas (recto) Another Study of René, Sleeping (verso)

Graphite on pink paper

12 3/16 x 9 15/16 inches

310 x 240 mm

EVA GONZALÈS

Paris 1849-1883 Paris

La Plante favorite

Signed, upper left, Eva Gonzalès


Pastel on paper mounted on canvas

17 ½ x 14 ⅜ inches

445 x 365 mm

ADOLPH VON MENZEL

Breslau 1815–1905 Berlin

A Young Woman Looking over Her Left Shoulder, and a Study of an Ear, 1886

Signed and dated, lower right, A Menzel/86


Carpenter’s pencil

8 11/16 x 6 5/16 inches

220 x 135 mm

ODILON REDON

Bordeaux 1840-1916 Paris

Le Prisonnier à La Lucarne

Signed lower left, ODILON REDON


Charcoal

12 ¾ x 20 1/16 inches

350 x 510 mm

PAUL CÉZANNE

Aix-en-Provence 1839-1906 Aix-en-Provence

Lit défait (recto) Arbres au dessus d’un ruisseau (verso)

Watercolor and pencil (recto); pencil (verso)

10 ¾ x 8 ¼ inches

272 x 209 mm

GEORGES SEURAT

Paris 1859-1891 Paris

La pluie

Conté crayon on Ingres paper

9 ⅜ x 11 ⅞ inches

238 x 302 mm

ACHILLE LAUGÉ

Arzens 1861-1944 Cailhau

Madame Catherine Laugé (née Gazel), the Artist’s Mother

Signed with the studio stamp, lower left, A. Laugé


Charcoal, stumping

17 ¾ x15 ¾ inches

450 x 400 mm

PABLO PICASSO

Málaga 1881-1973 Mougin

Homme au gibus, 1915

Signed, upper right, Picasso


Pen and black ink and gouache on paper

12 x 9 7/16 inches

305 x 240 mm

 

PAINTINGS, OIL SKETCHES, & SCULPTURE

NICOLAS DE LARGILLIERRE

Paris 1656-1746 Paris

Portrait de Charles-Léonor Aubry (1673-1728), marquis de Castelnau, conseiller au Parlement de Paris, 1701

Signed and dated, peint par N/de Largillierre 1701


Oil on canvas

54 ¼ x 41 ¾ inches

138 x 106 mm

ANTON RAPHAEL MENGS

Aussig 1728-1779 Rome

The Glory of Saint Eusebius

Oil on canvas, unlined

60 ¼ x 27 ⅝ inches

153.3 x 70.3 cm

SIMON-JOSEPH-ALEXANDRE CLÉMENT DENIS

Antwerp 1755-1813 Naples

A Vine Arbor, Ischia

Signed and inscribed, lower center, verso, Dans l’Ile d’Ischia/Sn. Denis, and numbered, lower center, verso, 127


Oil on pink prepared paper, with black chalk

11 ⅜ x 14 3/16 inches

28.9 x 36 cm

JOHANNES JELGERHUIS

Leeuwarden 1770-1836 Amsterdam

A Young Man Seated at a Writing Desk by Lamplight (Binnenhuis), 1819

Signed and dated, upper right, J. Jelgerhuis/ 1819


Oil on oak panel

15 ⅝ x 12 inches

39.7 x 30.5 cm

PIERRE-JEAN DAVID, called DAVID D’ANGERS

Angers 1788-1856 Paris

Charles-Nicolas, baron Fabvier (1782-1855), 1829

Signed and dated on the slate support, beneath the truncation, DAVID / 1829; also, inscribed on the left border with the name of the sitter, Colonel Fabvier


Wax model with traces of plaster on slate

Including the slate support, 5 ¼ x 4 ⅞ inches

13 x 12.4 cm

HORACE VERNET

Paris 1789-1863 Paris

Portrait of Jean-Louis-André-Théodore Géricault

(1791-1824)

Oil on canvas

18 ⅝ x 15 ⅛ inches

47.3 x 38.4 cm

SAMUEL PALMER

London 1805–1881 Redhill (Surrey)

Box Hill, Surrey

Oil on paper

9 ½ x 16 ¼ inches

24 x 40.1 cm

HIPPOLYTE-JEAN FLANDRIN

Lyon 1809-1864 Rome

Portrait of René-Charles Dassy (1826-1889) and His Brother Jean-Baptiste-Claude-Amédé Dassy (1827-1908), 1850

Signed and dated, lower right, Hip.te FLANDRIN. 1850.


Oil on canvas

52 ½ x 36 ½ inches

133.4 x 92.7 cm

PIERRE-ÉTIENNE-THÉODORE ROUSSEAU

Paris 1812-1867 Barbizon

La Ferme dans les Landes

Signed, lower right, Th Rousseau

Oil on canvas

25 ½ x 39 ⅜ inches

65 x 100 cm

PIERRE-ÉTIENNE-THÉODORE ROUSSEAU

Paris 1812-1867 Barbizon

Panoramic Landscape near the River Moselle

Oil on canvas

8 11/16 x 29 ⅞ inches

22.1 x 75.9 cm

FRANÇOIS BONVIN

Paris 1817-1887 Saint-Germain-en-Laye

Nature morte aux oeufs, 1878

Signed and dated, lower right, F. Bonvin 78; also inscribed with a poem on the reverse of the panel, . . . Je souffre le martyre/Le temps de la joie et du rire -/Le bon temps – hélas est passé;/Mais, avant d’être trépassé,/En échange de tes étrennes/Pour que de moi tu te souviennes,/Sur la tombe à demi penché,/Voici l’oeuf dur que j’ai poché./Ton ami./f. Bonvin/24 février 1878.


Oil on panel

7 ⅝ x 9 ¾ inches

19.4 x 25 cm

EUGÈNE-LOUIS BOUDIN

Honfleur 1824-1898 Deauville

Study of Clouds

Marked with the estate stamp, lower right, E. B. (Lugt 828) 


Oil on paper 

8 9/16 x 11 ⅛ inches 

21.7 x 28.3 cm

WALTER GAY

Boston 1856-1937 Le Bréau, Fontainebleau

The Small Red Drawing Room of the Comtesse Robert de Fitz-James, Rue Constantine, Paris

Signed and inscribed, lower right, à Madame la Comtesse de Fitz James/hommages respectueux Walter Gay; label on the back of the panel numbered, 71


Oil on panel

16 1/16 x 13 ⅜ inches

40.7 x 34 cm

SIMON-ALBERT BUSSY

Dôle (Jura) 1870-1954 London

Black Bird of Paradise, 1948

Signed with the artist’s initials and dated, lower right, SB/48; the back of the stretcher inscribed, Paradis noir


Oil on canvas

14 x 12 inches

35.6 x 30.5 cm

ELIOT HODGKIN

Purley-on-Thames 1905-1987 London

Two Oyster Shells, 1963

Signed and dated, lower right: Eliot Hodgkin 26 x 63


Tempera on board

5 x 8 1/2  inches

12.7 x 21.6 cm