Old Master Drawings

Sotheby's
New York

Date of the auction: 27.01.2021

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Italo-Flemish School, late 16th Century

Italo-Flemish School, late 16th CenturyThe Flight of Cloelia Pen and brown ink and wash over traces of black chalk, heightened with partially oxidized white;bears old inscription on the mount, verso: WR105 Clelia & her companions escaping / from the camp of Porsenna. Pen and Bistre / heightened

Lot #: 1

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Hendrick Goltzius

Hendrick GoltziusMülbracht 1558 - 1617 HaarlemCeres and Proserpine, with Pluto in a chariot behind Pen and brown ink and brown and gray-brown wash, heightened with white, over traces of black chalk; circular;bears fragmentary inscription in black chalk, verso: Ori...GolzDiameter 130 mmCondition

Lot #: 2

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Gherardo Cibo

Gherardo CiboGenoa 1512 - 1600 Rocca ContradaA rocky landscape with trees and distant figures Pen and brown ink and wash, heightened with white, on grey/green paper209 by 218 mm; 8 ¼ by 8 ½ inCondition reportLaid down on thin japan paper and window mounted. There are a number of repaired tears and

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Giulio Pippi, called Giulio Romano

Property from the Collection of Matthew RutenbergGiulio Pippi, called Giulio RomanoRome 1499 - 1546 MantuaJustice Pen and brown ink and wash within brown ink and red chalk framing lines180 by 98 mm; 7 by 3 ⅞ inCondition reportLaid down on a paper backing and subsequently hinged to a modern mount

Lot #: 4

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Baccio della Porta, called Fra Bartolommeo

Baccio della Porta, called Fra BartolommeoFlorence 1472 - 1517Study of a female head looking to the left Red and black chalk heightened with white chalk 370 by 270 mmProvenanceMarchese Folco Gentile Farinola, gift to the father of the present owner (around 1940-1950); bears on the backing sheet an

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$45,000 - US$65,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Battista Angolo del Moro

Property from the Juli and Andrew Wieg Collection, AmsterdamBattista Angolo del MoroVerona c. 1515 - c. 1573 MuranoSt. Roch Pen and brown ink and gray wash, indented and blackened on the reverse for transfer;bears inscription in black chalk overwritten in pen and ink, lower left: And Sciavoni; bears

Lot #: 6

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Attributed to Jacopo Negretti, called Palma il Vecchio

Attributed to Jacopo Negretti, called Palma il VecchioSerina circa 1480 - 1528 VeniceMadonna and Child with St. Anne, St. Joseph seated to the right, and two other Saints to the left Pen and brown ink over traces of black chalkbears pen and brown ink inscription on the verso: G.P.n:52 (see

Lot #: 7

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Milanese School, circa 1515

Milanese School, circa 1515Portrait of a man seen in profile wearing a hat Black chalk, with later brown wash; bears inscription in brown ink, verso: L...ontio ...lin..i264 by 212 mm; 10 ⅜ by 8 ⅜ in

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$30,000 - US$40,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Giulio Pippi, called Giulio Romano

Giulio Pippi, called Giulio RomanoRome 1499 - 1546 MantuaAn Allegory of Abundance in a drawn circle Pen and brown ink and reddish-brown wash218 by 226 mm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$120,000 - US$160,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Giovanni Battista Castello

Giovanni Battista CastelloGenoa 1549 - 1639The Deposition Gouache on vellum, within black framing lines366 by 265 mm; 14 ½ by 10 ½ inCondition reportLaid down on a wood backing. There are notable losses of gouache throughout the composition, all clearly visible in the accompanying images. There are

Lot #: 10

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Amico Aspertini

Amico AspertiniBologna 1474 - 1552Recto: Study for an illustration of a popular proverbVerso: A corpse being dragged in the street of a city: the transportation of the body of St. Christopher Black chalk and brown wash, on paper washed beige (recto and verso);bears pencil attribution verso: Amico

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$20,000 - US$25,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Avanzino Nucci

Avanzino NucciCittà di Castillo 1551 - 1629 RomeSaint Peter healing a paralytic Red chalk and red wash over traces of black chalk, within pen and brown ink framing lines; arched top and lower corners cut;bears old attribution on the mount, twice, lower left: Lanfranco and lower center

Lot #: 12

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Giulio Romano

Property from the Collection of David and Louise CarterGiulio RomanoRome 1499 - 1546 MantuaTwo Putti on the Back of an Elephant, Study for a Stucco Medallion in the West Lunette on the Vault of the Camera delle Aquile, Palazzo Te Pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk;bears inscription in

Lot #: 13

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Denys Calvaert

Property from the Collection of David and Louise CarterDenys CalvaertAntwerp circa 1540 - 1619 BolognaThe Clemency of Faustina Pen and brown ink and wash over red chalk, heightened with white on blue paper;bears numbering in pencil, lower right: 1611186 by 252 mm; 7 ⅜ by 9 ⅞ inCondition reportLaid

Lot #: 14

Estimate: US$12,000 - US$18,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Annibale Carracci

Annibale CarracciBologna 1560 - 1609 RomeStudy of a monk Red chalk on paper slightly toned with pink-red chalk;bears attribution on the old mount in pen and brown ink: di Anibale Caraci 197 by 144 mm; 7 ¾ by 5 ¾ inCondition reportWindow mounted on an old paper possibly an album page. A few light and

Lot #: 15

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Attributed to Hendrick van Balen

Attributed to Hendrick van BalenAntwerp 1575 - 1632The Adoration of the Shepherds Pen and brown ink and wash, heightened with white, over black chalk213 by 310 mm; 8 ⅜ by 12 ¼ in

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Hendrick Goltzius

Hendrick GoltziusMülbracht 1558 - 1617 HaarlemSusanna and the Elders Black chalk heightened with white chalk on buff paper258 by 200 mm; 10 ⅛ by 7 ⅞ inCondition reportHinged at top to backing. Top left corner cut. Wrinkle in paper surface, right side, towards top. Some unevenness in paper at extreme

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$25,000 - US$35,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Jan Breughel the Younger

Jan Breughel the YoungerAntwerp 1601 - 1678Panoramic landscape with Travellers and Wagons on a Road, a town in the distance Pen and black ink and gouache, over black chalk, within black framing lines, on vellum laid down on panel;bears numbering and inscription, verso: No2. Breugel188 by 232 mm; 7 ½

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Circle of Jan Brueghel the Elder

Property from the Collection of David and Louise CarterCircle of Jan Brueghel the ElderRecto: View Along the TiberVerso: Sketch of a Rocky Grotto with Ruins Pen and brown ink and brown and blue wash over black chalk (recto and verso);bears old attribution in brown ink, lower right: P Bril and

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$8,000

Date: 27 Jan 2021

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Attributed to Karel van Mander the Elder

Attributed to Karel van Mander the ElderMeulebeke near Courtrai 1548 - 1606 AmsterdamThe Dance of Salome Pen and dark brown ink and blue-gray wash, heightened with white, within dark brown ink framing lines;numbered, lower left: 9175 by 251 mm; 6 ⅞ by 9 ⅞ inCatalogue noteA drawing corresponding in

Lot #: 20

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

Date: 27 Jan 2021