98
98
Attributed to Vitus Felix Rigl
AN ARCHITECTURAL MOTIF (AN ALLEGORY OF LITERATURE?)
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT
98
Attributed to Vitus Felix Rigl
AN ARCHITECTURAL MOTIF (AN ALLEGORY OF LITERATURE?)
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Old Master Drawings

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New York

Attributed to Vitus Felix Rigl
CIRCA 1717 - 1779
AN ARCHITECTURAL MOTIF (AN ALLEGORY OF LITERATURE?)
Pen and black and brown ink and gray wash, over traces of pencil, heightened with white and indented for transfer, on faded blue paper, the verso reddened for transfer
351 by 265 mm; 13 3/4  by 10 1/2  in
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Provenance

With Aaron Galleries, Glenview, NY

Catalogue Note

Little is known about the life of the Swabian artist Vitus Felix Rigl and drawings by the artist rarely appear at auction. Fine examples of his Rococo designs can, however, be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York1 and the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.2

1. New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, inv. no. 2007.98
2. Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, inv. nos. 2002.45.1 and 2005.30.1

Old Master Drawings

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New York