3
3
Emilian School, circa 1600
PAIR OF GROTESQUE HEADS
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT
3
Emilian School, circa 1600
PAIR OF GROTESQUE HEADS
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,125 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Emilian School, circa 1600
PAIR OF GROTESQUE HEADS
Quantity: 2

Both pen and brown ink and wash, heightened with white, over traces of black chalk, on blue paper;
bears old attribution on mount in brown ink: Michel Angelo. Buon. and dated in pencil below: 1498


Grotesque face: 97 by 85 mm; 3 7/8 by 3 3/8 in;
animal Profile: 100 by 80 mm; 4 by 3 1/8 in
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Provenance

Charles I (according to inscription on the mount);
Peter Lely (L.2092);
J. van Rijmsdijk (L.2167);
Dr. Cramer, Oxford (according to inscription on the back of the mount)

Catalogue Note

Another sheet of Grotesque heads with the same provenance as this sheet was in the collection of Janos Scholz, as attributed to Pellegrino Tibaldi .1 

1. Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings From The Collection of Janos Scholz, exhib.cat., Washington, National Gallery and New York,The Pierpont Morgan Library, 1973-74,  p. 59, no. 48

Old Master Drawings

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