138
138
Baldassare Franceschini, called Il Volterrano
STUDIES FOR A CATAFALQUE (RECTO AND VERSO)
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6,0008,000
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138
Baldassare Franceschini, called Il Volterrano
STUDIES FOR A CATAFALQUE (RECTO AND VERSO)
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings including the Collection of Professor Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann

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Baldassare Franceschini, called Il Volterrano
VOLTERRA 1611 - 1689 FLORENCE
STUDIES FOR A CATAFALQUE (RECTO AND VERSO)
Red chalk and pen and brown ink (recto);
Red chalk (verso);
inscribed in red chalk, rectoPRYNCEPS MATI
290 by 207 mm; 11 7/16  by 8 1/8  in
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Provenance

Kurt Cassirer, from a collection of Volterrano drawings formerly in Florence;
Rudolf and Margot Wittkower,
by whose Estate sold, New York, Christie's, 10 January 1996, lot 308

Exhibited

London, The Courtauld Institute, Architectural and Decorative Drawings, 1941, no. 12

Catalogue Note

The inscription on the recto suggests that the catafalque was intended for the funeral of Prince Mathias de'Medici, son of Cosimo II, who died in 1667.

Old Master Drawings including the Collection of Professor Egbert Haverkamp-Begemann

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New York