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LOTS 30-52: PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Attributed to Jacques-Louis David
STUDY OF ARMOUR, AFTER THE ANTIQUE
Estimate
2,0003,000
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43

LOTS 30-52: PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

Attributed to Jacques-Louis David
STUDY OF ARMOUR, AFTER THE ANTIQUE
Estimate
2,0003,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Attributed to Jacques-Louis David
PARIS 1748 - 1825 BRUSSELS
STUDY OF ARMOUR, AFTER THE ANTIQUE
Black chalk;
bears old inscription in black chalk, lower centre: Palazzo Giustigniani
214 by 153 mm
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Provenance

Jules David (L.1437) and Eugène David (L.839),
David sale, Paris, 17 April 1826, part of lot 66 (unsold),
David sale, Paris, 11 March 1835, part of lot 16;
with galerie Paul Prouté, Paris;
with galerie de Bayser, Paris, (Louis David - Dessins du premier séjour romain, 1979, no. 38);
with galerie Moatti, Paris, by 1994;
Private Collection, Paris

Literature

A. Sérullaz, Musée du Louvre, Cabinet des dessins. Inventaire général des dessins. École française. Dessins de Jacques-Louis David 1748-1825, Paris 1991, p. 83, under no. 49;
P. Rosenberg, Caravaggio e i Giustiniani. Toccar con mano una collezione del Seicento, exhib. cat., Rome-Berlin, 2001, pp. 99 and 101, fig. 9;
P. Rosenberg and L.-A. Prat, Jacques-Louis David 1748-1825, Catalogue raisonné des dessins, Milan 2002, vol. I, p. 529, no. 708, reproduced

Catalogue Note

As indicated by the accompanying inscription and previously identified by Rosenberg and Prat (see Literature), the classical source for this drawing is a statue from the celebrated Giustiniani Collection.1

1. Galleria Giustiniana del marchese Vincenzo Giustiniani, Rome 1631, vol. I, pl. 99

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