Old Master & British Drawings including property from The Cornelia Bessie Estate

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Date of the auction: 10.01.2021 - 28.01.2021

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MASTER ARTEMIO (Verona, active circa 1491)

MASTER ARTEMIO (Verona, active circa 1491) A stooping monk lifting a pillar with inscription (probably by Antonio II Badile) ‘de mo. Artemio’ pen and brown ink 6⁵⁄₈ x 6¹⁄₄ in. (16.5 x 16 cm

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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FRANCESCO MELZI (Milan 1493-1570 Vaprio d’Adda)

FRANCESCO MELZI (Milan 1493-1570 Vaprio d’Adda) Eight studies of fighting cats pen and brown ink 5¹⁄₄ x 3¹⁄₂ in. (14.6 x 8.9 cm

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$10,000 - US$15,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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FRANCESCO MELZI (Milan 1491-1570 Vaprio d’Adda)

FRANCESCO MELZI (Milan 1491-1570 Vaprio d’Adda) Six studies of cats (recto); Study of a nude figure and of a man on a horse (verso) pen and brown ink 5¹⁄₈ x 3¹⁄₂ in. (13.7 x 8.9 cm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ANTONIO DI BENEDETTO AQUILO DEGLI AQUILI, CALLED ANTONIAZZO ROMANO (Rome...

ANTONIO DI BENEDETTO AQUILO DEGLI AQUILI, CALLED ANTONIAZZO ROMANO (Rome circa 1435/1440-1508) The Nativity of Christ with Saint Lawrence with inscription ‘D’Alessio Baldovinetti’ pen and brown ink

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$80,000 - US$120,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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VINCENZO SCAMOZZI (Vicenza 1548-1616 Venice)

VINCENZO SCAMOZZI (Vicenza 1548-1616 Venice) A plan, section, and elevation of San Nicolò da Tolentino, Venice (recto); A partial plan of San Nicolò da Tolentino, Venice (verso) signed ‘Vinc.o Scamozzi

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GHERARDO CIBO (Genoa 1512-1597 Arcevia)

GHERARDO CIBO (Genoa 1512-1597 Arcevia) Studies of trees inscribed ‘terra rossa/ marchis. p[er] terminar’ ‘marchisita’ and with number ‘12’ (upper left) pen and brown ink, brush and red ink, brown

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GHERARDO CIBO (Genoa 1512-1600 Arcevia)

GHERARDO CIBO (Genoa 1512-1600 Arcevia) Houses and trees seen above a wall pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white on blue paper 7¹⁄₄ x 11¹⁄₄ in. (23 x 28.5 cm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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BACCIO BANDINELLI (Florence 1488-1560)

BACCIO BANDINELLI (Florence 1488-1560) Two men sawing a plank with inscription ‘Ano’ (?) (lower right) black chalk 9¹⁄₂ x 15 in. (24 x 38 cm

Lot #: 8

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

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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BOLOGNESE SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY

BOLOGNESE SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY The Three Ages of Man pen and brown ink, partial watermark two crossed arrows over a shield 4 x 5¹⁄₂ in. (10.2 x 14 cm

Lot #: 9

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

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GIUSEPPE CESARI, CALLED CAVALIERE D'ARPINO (Arpino 1568-1640 Rome)

GIUSEPPE CESARI, CALLED CAVALIERE D'ARPINO (Arpino 1568-1640 Rome) Head of a man in profile with number ‘162’ pen and brown ink 5⁵⁄₈ x 3¹⁄₂ in. (14.3 x 9 cm); and three other drawings: (ii) Italian

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GIOVANNI BENEDETTO CASTIGLIONE, IL GRECHETTO (Genoa 1609-1664 Mantua)

GIOVANNI BENEDETTO CASTIGLIONE, IL GRECHETTO (Genoa 1609-1664 Mantua) The Nativity brush and red-brown oil paint heightened with white on light brown paper 16¹⁄₄ x 10⁵⁄₈ in. (41.2 x 27.1 cm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ATTRIBUTED TO GIULIO PARIGI (Florence 1571-1631)

ATTRIBUTED TO GIULIO PARIGI (Florence 1571-1631) A tree on a hill in a landscape pen and brown ink, brown wash 11¹⁄₂ x 8 in. (29. 4 x 20.2 cm

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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STEFANO DELLA BELLA (Florence 1610-1664)

STEFANO DELLA BELLA (Florence 1610-1664) View of the Belvedere from the Pitti Palace, Florence pen and brown ink 4¹⁄₈ x 5¹⁄₂ in. (10.3 x 14 cm

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ERCOLE FRIGONI, CALLED BAZZICALUVA (Pisa 1607-after 1661 Florence?)

ERCOLE FRIGONI, CALLED BAZZICALUVA (Pisa 1607-after 1661 Florence?) View of Urbino with the Ducal Palace inscribed ‘Urbino’ (lower left) pen and brown ink 5⁵⁄₈ x 8⁵⁄₈ in. (14.5 x 22 cm

Lot #: 14

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

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY

ITALIAN SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY A rocky landscape with a castle on the left (recto); Geometrical studies (verso) signed with initials ‘S.N.’ (lower right); ); with numbers and letters and inscription

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GASPAR VAN WITTEL, CALLED VANVITELLI (Amersfoort 1652/1653-1736 Rome)

GASPAR VAN WITTEL, CALLED VANVITELLI (Amersfoort 1652/1653-1736 Rome) View of the Riviera di Chiaia, Naples signed ‘GASPARO/ VAN WITEL’ (recto) and inscribed ‘Veduta del Torione di Chiaia/ verso la

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$180,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid)

GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid) The Flight into Egypt black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash 16¹⁄₄ x 11⁷⁄₈ in. (42.5 x 30 cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$200,000 - US$300,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid)

GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid) Study for Saint Francis (recto);Study of a drapery(verso) red and white chalk on light brown (formerly blue) paper, stumping 14¹⁄₄ x 10⁵⁄₈ in. (36.2

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid)

GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid) The Annunciation to the Magi with inscription ‘Tiepolo’ (lower left) black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash 14 x 10¹⁄₄ in. (35.6 x 26 cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid)

GIOVANNI BATTISTA TIEPOLO (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid) Figure holding a platter seen from below with inscription ‘22’ (verso) pen and brown ink, brown wash 7¹⁄₄ x 6¹⁄₄ in. (18.2 x 16 cm

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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GIACOMO GUARDI (Venice 1764-1825)

GIACOMO GUARDI (Venice 1764-1825) Two views of Venice: The Bucintoro in the lagoon (i); and The Rialto Bridge (ii) signed and inscribed ‘Veduta del Bucintoro/ Giacomo de Guardi’ (i, verso); and ‘Veduta

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$25,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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LUDOVICO CARRACCI (Bologna 1555-1619)

LUDOVICO CARRACCI (Bologna 1555-1619) Head of a sleeping boy (recto); Three fragmentary studies, including one of a leg (verso) red chalk (recto); black chalk, pen and brown ink (verso), lower left

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$50,000 - US$70,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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MUNICH SCHOOL, EARLY 17TH CENTURY

MUNICH SCHOOL, EARLY 17TH CENTURY The hare with Dürer’s monogram and date ‘AD 1502’ watercolor and bodycolor, on paper laid down on panel 5⁷⁄₈ x 7¹⁄₄ in. (15 x 18.1 cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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JAN SIBERECHTS (Antwerp 1627-1703 London)

JAN SIBERECHTS (Antwerp 1627-1703 London) Study of an old gnarled oak (recto); Study of a male torso, after the Antique (verso) with inscription ‘P. Brille.’ (lower left, recto) black chalk, brush

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$50,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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FLEMISH SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY

FLEMISH SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY Study of an ostrich black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, with a vertical strip of paper added to the right 9¹⁄₄ x 7¹⁄₈ in. (25 x 18 cm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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AFTER CHARLES LEBRUN (Paris 1619-1690) AND FRANÇOIS GIRARDON (Troyes...

AFTER CHARLES LEBRUN (Paris 1619-1690) AND FRANÇOIS GIRARDON (Troyes 1628-1715 Paris) Design for the decoration of the stern of the Dauphin-Royal inscribed (upper center) ‘POUPE DU VAISSEAU LE DAUPHIN-ROYAL

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$35,000 - US$45,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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AFTER CHARLES LEBRUN (Paris 1619-1690) AND FRANÇOIS GIRARDON (Troyes...

AFTER CHARLES LEBRUN (Paris 1619-1690) AND FRANÇOIS GIRARDON (Troyes 1628-1715 Paris) Design for the decoration of the three-quarter gallery of the Dauphin-Royal inscribed (upper center): ‘BOUTEILLE

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$35,000 - US$45,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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FRANCOIS BOUCHER (Paris 1703-1770)

FRANCOIS BOUCHER (Paris 1703-1770) Reclining female nude, seen from behind signed ‘f. boucher’ (lower left) red and white chalk, on light brown paper 10¹⁄₈ x 12¹⁄₄ in. (26.5 x 32.6 cm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$15,000 - US$20,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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ATTRIBUTED TO ISRAËL SILVESTRE (Nancy 1621-1691 Paris)

ATTRIBUTED TO ISRAËL SILVESTRE (Nancy 1621-1691 Paris) View of an Italian town with inscription ‘Claudio di Lorenna’ (verso) pen and brown ink 4¹⁄₂ x 12¹⁄₄ in. (11.3 x 31 cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$8,000 - US$12,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021

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JEAN-BAPTISTE GREUZE (Tournus 1725-1825 Paris)

JEAN-BAPTISTE GREUZE (Tournus 1725-1825 Paris) Study of the head of a woman looking to the right, her hair in a cap red chalk 14⁹⁄₁₆ x 11 in. (38 x 28 cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000

Date: 10 Jan 2021 - 28 Jan 2021