Old Master and British Works on Paper

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 26.01.2022

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Dirk de Quade van Ravesteyn

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. StraussDirk de Quade van Ravesteyncirca 1565 - after 1619Recto: Prometheus bound Verso: Calligraphic exercises Red chalk and stumping with touches of black chalk (recto); pen and brown ink (verso);signed with the artist's initials, in red chalk

Lot #: 75

Estimate: US$5,000 - US$7,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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German School, Early 16th Century

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveGerman School, Early 16th CenturySt. Catherine Pen and brown ink;bears illegible artist's monogram and date, lower left: 1506200 by 132 mm; 7⅞ by 5¼ in.Condition reportHinge mounted to a modern mount. There are some

Lot #: 76

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Circle of Albrecht Dürer

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. StraussCircle of Albrecht DürerEmblematic and Ornamental Designs;A) Arm with two hands holding a pomegranateB) Arm with two handsC) Ornamental Band All pen and brown ink, the ornamental design with gray washA) 168 by 34 mm; 6⅝ by 1½ in

Lot #: 77

Estimate: US$4,000 - US$6,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Attributed to Jan de Bisschop

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAttributed to Jan de BisschopAmsterdam 1628 - 1671 The HagueSaints Simon, Thomas and Paul, after Durer Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk;bears old attribution and numbering in brown ink, verso: Alberto duro and

Lot #: 78

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Johan Kellerthaler

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveJohan KellerthalerGerman, fl. 1555The Abduction of Proserpine Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk, within brown ink framing lines;bears attribution in black chalk, verso; h. Goltzius207 by 310 mm; 8⅛ by 12¼ in

Lot #: 79

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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German School, late 16th Century

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveGerman School, late 16th CenturyA man sitting atop an elephantPen and brown ink;bears attribution in black chalk, verso: Melchior Lorck135 by 163 mm; 5¼ by 6½ in.Condition reportHinge mounted on a sheet of paper which

Lot #: 80

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Attributed to Gerrit Claesz. Bleker

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAttributed to Gerrit Claesz. BlekerHaarlem circa 1593 - 1656Elegant company in a landscape Pen and black ink and gray wash143 by 202 mm; 5⅝ by 8 in.Condition reportHinge mounted to a modern mount. There is scattered

Lot #: 81

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Flemish School, late 16th century

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. StraussFlemish School, late 16th centuryMoses and the Brazen Serpent, after Ferrau Fenzoni Pen and brown ink and gray wash, heightened with white, on blue paper;bears brown ink numbering, upper right: 50signed and dated in brown ink, verso

Lot #: 82

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Flemish School, Late 16th Century

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. StraussFlemish School, Late 16th CenturyChrist before Pontius Pilate, after Raffaellino da Reggio Pen and brown ink and gray wash heightened with white, over traces of black chalk, on blue paper, within partial brown ink framing lines;numbered in

Lot #: 83

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Follower of Albrecht Dürer

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveFollower of Albrecht DürerThe Apocalypse: St. John Devouring the Book, after Durer Pen and brown ink and wash;allegedly bears old attribution, verso: Alberto Durero inventor Pordenone fecit392 by 287 mm; 15½ by 11¼

Lot #: 84

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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After Albrecht Dürer

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAfter Albrecht DürerThe Four WitchesBlack chalk and stumping on vellum;bears attribution in black chalk, verso: Albrecht Dürer fecit185 by 131 mm; 7¼ by 5⅛ in.Condition reportThe sheet of vellum is completely free

Lot #: 85

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Attributed to Franz Innocenz Josef Kobell

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAttributed to Franz Innocenz Josef KobellMannhein 1749 - 1822 MunichA pastoral scene with figures by the coast Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk243 by 392 mm; 9½ by 15½ in.Condition reportLaid down on a card

Lot #: 86

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Attributed to Wilhelm von Kaulbach

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAttributed to Wilhelm von KaulbachBad Arolsen 1804 - 1874 MunichA mythical warrior killing a stag Graphite;signed(?) with the artist's initials on the hind quarters of the stag: IK210 by 194 mm; 8¼ by 7¾ in.Condition

Lot #: 87

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Franz Innocenz Josef Kobell

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveFranz Innocenz Josef KobellMannhein 1749 - 1822 MunichA landscape with architectural ruins and a figure in the foreground Pen and brown ink and wash over traces of black chalk, within black ink framing lines;signed in

Lot #: 88

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Follower of Bartholomeus Spranger

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveFollower of Bartholomeus SprangerAllegory of the Reign of Rudolf II Pen and black ink and colored washes, over traces of black chalk245 by 185 mm; 9¾ by 7¼ in. (2)Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 89

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Cornelis Schut

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveCornelis SchutAntwerp 1597 - 1655The beheading of St. John the Baptist Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk, within brown ink framing lines; signed in brown ink, lower left: cornu. Schut. f:238 by 174 mm; 9⅜ by 6⅞

Lot #: 90

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Albrecht Adam

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. StraussAlbrecht AdamNördlingen 1786 - 1862 MunichA man sitting with a lioness and her two cubsWatercolor over charcoal, within black ink framing lines;signed and dated in black ink, lower left: Albr: Adam / fec: 1819.326 by 472 mm; 12⅞ by 18⅝

Lot #: 91

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Samuel van Hoogstraten

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. StraussSamuel van HoogstratenDordrecht 1627 - 1678Thisbe discovers the dead Pyramus Pen and brown ink137 by 205 mm; 5⅜ by 8⅛ in.Condition reportTo request a

Lot #: 92

Estimate: US$3,000 - US$4,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveChristian Wilhelm Ernst DietrichWeimar 1712 - 1774 DresdenRecto: Hagar and IsmaelVerso: Figure studies Point of the brush and black and gray wash over black chalk, within brown ink framing lines (recto); black chalk

Lot #: 93

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Albert Christophe Dies

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAlbert Christophe DiesHanover 1755 - 1822 ViennaTwo soldiers resting in a rocky landscapePen and brown ink and wash over traces of black chalk, within a drawn decorative border;signed and dated in brown ink, lower left

Lot #: 94

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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After Bartholomeus Spranger

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAfter Bartholomeus SprangerHercules Pen and brown and black ink and gray wash, over traces of black chalk;signed with the artist's initials in black ink, lower centre: AWand bears further initials and date, verso: 1601

Lot #: 95

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Abraham Rademaker

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAbraham RademakerLisse 1676/7 - 1735 HaarlemWinter scene with figures being rescued from the iceWatercolor heightened with white, within black and gold framing lines and a green border;signed in black ink, lower right

Lot #: 96

Estimate: US$2,000 - US$3,000

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Asmus Jacob Carstens

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAsmus Jacob CarstensSchleswig 1754 - 1798 RomeAmicitiae Sacrum Black chalk and watercolor;signed in black ink, upper right: Asmus Iacobus Carstens inv: / Amicitiae Sacrum112 by 188 mm; 4½ by 7½ in. (4)Condition reportTo

Lot #: 97

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Attributed to Christian Wilhelm Ernst Dietrich

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAttributed to Christian Wilhelm Ernst DietrichWeimar 1712 - 1774 DresdenA pastoral scene with classical ruins and figures in the foregroundPen and brown ink and wash over black chalk232 by 290 mm; 9⅛ by 11⅜ in.Condition

Lot #: 98

Estimate: US$600 - US$800

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Karl Ballenberger

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveKarl BallenbergerAnsbach 1801 - 1860 FrankfurtThe Arms of HesseBlack chalk (verso) and watercolor (recto)217 by 297 mm; 8½ by 11¾ in.Condition reportHinge mounted along the upper edge. There is the residue of the

Lot #: 99

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Johann Elias Ridinger

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveJohann Elias RidingerUlm 1698 - 1767 AugsburgA horse Pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk, within brown ink framing lines;bears attribution, verso: zeichnung von Ridinger286 by 199 mm; 11¼ by 7⅞ in.Condition

Lot #: 100

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Charles Gore

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveCharles GoreHorkstow 1729 - 1807 WeimarTwo watercolors of schooners on the ocean Both pen and black ink and watercolor heightened with white, within black ink framing lines;one signed and dated in brown ink, upper right

Lot #: 101

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Follower of Nicolas Poussin

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveFollower of Nicolas PoussinA male statue and two nude men Pen and brown ink and brown and gray wash149 by 147 mm; 5⅞ by 5⅞ in.Condition reportHinge mounted to a cream mount. Some toning to the sheet and some minor

Lot #: 102

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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Attributed to Raymond Lafage

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveAttributed to Raymond LafageLisle-sur-Tarn 1656 - 1684 LyonAlexander and Diogenes Pen and brown ink395 by 272 mm; 15½ by 10¾ in.Condition reportHinge mounted to a modern mount. There is some toning to the sheet and a

Lot #: 103

Estimate: US$500 - US$700

Date: 26 Jan 2022

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French School, 17th Century

Property from the collection of the late Walter L. Strauss, Sold Without ReserveFrench School, 17th CenturyCain and Abel Pen and brown ink and wash over red chalk, heightened with white, on blue paper;bears old attribution in black chalk, lower left: Le Brun and verso: Ch. Lebrun212 by 276 mm; 8⅜ by

Lot #: 104

Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200

Date: 26 Jan 2022