Old Master Drawings and British Drawings and Watercolours

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 07.12.2016

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Circle of Giorgio Vasari (Arezzo 1511-1574 Florence)

Circle of Giorgio Vasari (Arezzo 1511-1574 Florence)
Mucius Scaevola in the presence of Lars Porsena: design for a mural decoration
Circle of Giorgio Vasari (Arezzo 1511-1574 Florence) Mucius Scaevola in the presence of Lars Porsena: design for a mural decoration traces of black chalk, pen and brown

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Giovanni Guerra (Modena 1544-1618 Rome)

Giovanni Guerra (Modena 1544-1618 Rome)
A scene from the Book of Esther: King Ahasuerus with his scribes
Giovanni Guerra (Modena 1544-1618 Rome) A scene from the Book of Esther: King Ahasuerus with his scribes with number '96' ( recto ) and with inscription 'M. Hemskirk' ( verso of backing sheet

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Attributed to Jacopo Chimenti, called Jacopo da Empoli (Empo...

Attributed to Jacopo Chimenti, called Jacopo da Empoli (Empoli 1554-1640)
A man in a cloak, seen from behind
Attributed to Jacopo Chimenti, called Jacopo da Empoli (Empoli 1554-1640) A man in a cloak, seen from behind black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, silhouetted 11¼ x 6½ in. (28.7 x 16.5

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Italian School, 16th Century

Italian School, 16th Century
The Virgin on a Crescent
Italian School, 16th Century The Virgin on a Crescent with inscription 'B. Garofoli' and 'cellini' black chalk 7¼ x 5? in. (18.3 x 13.7 cm

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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After Antonio da Trento (Trento 1508-1550)

After Antonio da Trento (Trento 1508-1550)
The Martyrdom of Saint John and Paul
After Antonio da Trento (Trento 1508-1550) The Martyrdom of Saint John and Paul with inscription ‘Cesari’ pen and black ink, brown wash, heightened with white on yellow prepared paper 11½ x 18¾ in. (29.3 x 47.5 cm

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Italian School, circa 1600

Italian School, circa 1600
Design for a frieze, with a cartouche flanked by putti and a seated woman
Italian School, circa 1600 Design for a frieze, with a cartouche flanked by putti and a seated woman with inscription 'paul farinatie' and with number '48' ( verso ) black chalk, traces of red chalk

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Remigio Cantagallina (Borgo Santo Sepolcro circa 1582-1656 F...

Remigio Cantagallina (Borgo Santo Sepolcro circa 1582-1656 Florence)
A farm with a haystack and a barn to the left and right, a man standing by a flight of steps
Remigio Cantagallina (Borgo Santo Sepolcro circa 1582-1656 Florence) A farm with a haystack and a barn to the left and right, a man

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Attributed to Remigio Cantagallina (Borgo Santo Sepolcro cir...

Attributed to Remigio Cantagallina (Borgo Santo Sepolcro circa 1582-1656 Florence)
A view of a hilled landscape with houses, possibly in Tuscany
Attributed to Remigio Cantagallina (Borgo Santo Sepolcro circa 1582-1656 Florence) A view of a hilled landscape with houses, possibly in Tuscany inscribed

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Italian School, 17th Century

Italian School, 17th Century
The Presentation in the Temple (?)
Italian School, 17th Century The Presentation in the Temple (?) with inscription 'Luca Giordano/ B/AW 1897' and with number 'N. 145' in a box ( verso ) pen and brown ink, brown wash, squared in red chalk 7¼ x 5 in. (18.5 x 12.7 cm

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Circle of Annibale Carracci (Bologna 1560-1609 Rome)

Circle of Annibale Carracci (Bologna 1560-1609 Rome)
A village dance in front of a tree
Circle of Annibale Carracci (Bologna 1560-1609 Rome) A village dance in front of a tree with attribution 'Annibal Caracci.' (on the recto of the old mount) and with inscription '1741' (on the verso of the old

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Lazzaro Tavarone (Genoa 1556-1641)

Lazzaro Tavarone (Genoa 1556-1641)
The Deposition
Lazzaro Tavarone (Genoa 1556-1641) The Deposition pen and brown ink, brown wash 13½ x 9½ in. (34.3 x 24.2 cm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bo...

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna)
A child held by an arm
Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna) A child held by an arm pen and brown ink 5 3/8 x 4 5/8 in. (13.7 x 11.5 cm

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Circle of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino (Cento 15...

Circle of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna)
A man seated at a table, holding a portrait of a woman
Circle of Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino (Cento 1591-1666 Bologna) A man seated at a table, holding a portrait of a woman with inscription '15' in a box pen

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Stefano della Bella (Florence 1610-1664)

Stefano della Bella (Florence 1610-1664)
A rocky outcrop with a tree and a man in the background
Stefano della Bella (Florence 1610-1664) A rocky outcrop with a tree and a man in the background black chalk, brown wash, watermark circles with a cross and letter B (close to Heawood 251) 12 x 8¼ in

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Stefano della Bella (Florence 1610-1664)

Stefano della Bella (Florence 1610-1664)
A farmhouse among trees
Stefano della Bella (Florence 1610-1664) A farmhouse among trees with inscription 'Stef.? della Bella' ( recto ) and 'viene del cantagallina' ( verso ) traces of black chalk, pen and brown ink 5 7/8 x 8¼ in. (15 x 21 cm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Roman School, 17th Century

Roman School, 17th Century
A reclining male nude with a sword, helmet and a shield
Roman School, 17th Century A reclining male nude with a sword, helmet and a shield with illegible inscriptions ( recto and verso ) red chalk on buff paper 17 x 11 3/8 in. (43.1 x 28.9 cm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Jacopo Confortini (Florence 1602-1672)

Jacopo Confortini (Florence 1602-1672)
Samson slaying the Philistines with the Jawbone of an Ass
Jacopo Confortini (Florence 1602-1672) Samson slaying the Philistines with the Jawbone of an Ass with inscription ‘Confortini’ ( verso ) red chalk 10 1/8 x 9 3/8 in. (28.3 x 23.7 cm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Carlo Cignani (Bologna 1628-1719 Forlì)

Carlo Cignani (Bologna 1628-1719 Forlì)
The Holy Family with Jesus eating a cherry
Carlo Cignani (Bologna 1628-1719 Forlì) The Holy Family with Jesus eating a cherry charcoal, heightened with white 26 7/8 x 23¼ in. (68.5 x 59 cm

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Circle of Donato Creti (Cremona 1671-1749 Bologna)

Circle of Donato Creti (Cremona 1671-1749 Bologna)
Venus reclining and Cupid asleep ( recto ); Venus reclining ( verso )
Circle of Donato Creti (Cremona 1671-1749 Bologna) Venus reclining and Cupid asleep ( recto ); Venus reclining ( verso ) black chalk, pen and brown ink 5 x 8 5/8 in. (12.7 x 21.9

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Italian School, 17th Century

Italian School, 17th Century
Study of a plant, probably a type of gourd ( cucurbitaceae ) or a banana ( musaceae )
Italian School, 17th Century Study of a plant, probably a type of gourd ( cucurbitaceae ) or a banana ( musaceae ) inscribed 'Ficus pharaonis' watercolour, gum Arabic, proprietary

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Attributed to Giuseppe Cades (Rome 1750-1799)

Attributed to Giuseppe Cades (Rome 1750-1799)
A seated girl reading
Attributed to Giuseppe Cades (Rome 1750-1799) A seated girl reading with inscription ‘Cades’ black chalk, brown wash 17 x 13 3/8 in. (43.4 x 33.9 cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Giacinto Calandrucci (Palermo 1646-1707)

Giacinto Calandrucci (Palermo 1646-1707)
Minerva expelling the vices
Giacinto Calandrucci (Palermo 1646-1707) Minerva expelling the vices signed 'Caland/ ci' red chalk, pen and brown ink 8½ x 14¼ in (21.8 x 36.2 cm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid)

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid)
A woman in a dress and a veil, with an indication of a dog's head
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Venice 1696-1770 Madrid) A woman in a dress and a veil, with an indication of a dog's head black and white chalk on blue (faded) paper 9 3/8 x 7 in. (23.9

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Venetian School, 18th Century

Venetian School, 18th Century
Head of a bearded man; and Head of a woman
Venetian School, 18th Century Head of a bearded man; and Head of a woman oil on paper 12 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (32.8 x 27.5 cm.) (2)a pair

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Johann Blasius Santin Aichel, called Giovanni Santini (Pragu...

Johann Blasius Santin Aichel, called Giovanni Santini (Prague 1667-1723)
View of the Church of Madonna della Pace, Florence
Johann Blasius Santin Aichel, called Giovanni Santini (Prague 1667-1723) View of the Church of Madonna della Pace, Florence signed with monogram 'GS F.' (the initials

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Circle of Giovanni Battista Busiri (Rome 1698-1757)

Circle of Giovanni Battista Busiri (Rome 1698-1757)
The Temple of Minerva Medica in a classical landscape
Circle of Giovanni Battista Busiri (Rome 1698-1757) The Temple of Minerva Medica in a classical landscape bodycolour 9 5/8 x 14½ in. (24.3 x 36.9 cm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Italian School, circa 1700

Italian School, circa 1700
Study of an Ionic capital
Italian School, circa 1700 Study of an Ionic capital inscribed with a scale, numbers and extensive writing in Italian ( recto and verso ) black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash 14½ x 10 1/8 (36.8 x 25.6 cm

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Bolognese School, 18th Century

Bolognese School, 18th Century
A rocky landscape with trees
Bolognese School, 18th Century A rocky landscape with trees pen and brown ink, indistinct watermark 11 3/8 x 8 in. (30 x 20.5 cm

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Vincenzo Camuccini (Rome 1760-1833)

Vincenzo Camuccini (Rome 1760-1833)
Roman senators and women mourning a dead couple, soldiers arresting the murderers to the right
Vincenzo Camuccini (Rome 1760-1833) Roman senators and women mourning a dead couple, soldiers arresting the murderers to the right pencil, pen and brown ink, brown wash

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 7 Dec 2016

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Abraham-Louis-Rodolphe Ducros (Yverdon 1748-1810 Lausanne) a...

Abraham-Louis-Rodolphe Ducros (Yverdon 1748-1810 Lausanne) and Giovanni Volpato (Bassano 1735-1803 Rome)
The Temple of Castor and Pollux
Abraham-Louis-Rodolphe Ducros (Yverdon 1748-1810 Lausanne) and Giovanni Volpato (Bassano 1735-1803 Rome) The Temple of Castor and Pollux signed 'Volpato et Ducros

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 7 Dec 2016