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PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MYRIL POUNCEY

Pseudo Pacchia (active c.1530)
RECTO: VIEW OF HOUSES AND A CHURCH WITH A CAMPANILE; VERSO: A GROUP OF CLERICS AND MONKS SINGING IN FRONT OF A LECTERN
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
312

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF THE LATE MYRIL POUNCEY

Pseudo Pacchia (active c.1530)
RECTO: VIEW OF HOUSES AND A CHURCH WITH A CAMPANILE; VERSO: A GROUP OF CLERICS AND MONKS SINGING IN FRONT OF A LECTERN
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Pseudo Pacchia (active c.1530)
RECTO: VIEW OF HOUSES AND A CHURCH WITH A CAMPANILE; VERSO: A GROUP OF CLERICS AND MONKS SINGING IN FRONT OF A LECTERN

Provenance

Max de Beer, de Beer Fine Art Ltd., London;
Dr. Alfred Scharf, from whom acquired by Philip Pouncey, 12 April 1957, as R. Ghirlandaio,
thence by inheritance to his wife, Myril Pouncey,
her estate sale, New York, Sotheby's, 21 January 2003, lot 1

Catalogue Note

This drawing can be linked to a group of sixteen sheets of similar size, probably leaves from a sketchbook, which were in the H.S. Reitlinger sale, Sotheby's, 9 December 1953, lot 69, catalogued as North Italian, circa 1500. For one of those, see Italian 16th Century Drawings from Private British Collections, exhib. cat., Edinburgh, The Merchants' Hall, 1969, cat. 81, pl. 61.

Pouncey considered the still unidentified author of these various, stylistically consistent drawings to be Sienese, with affinities to Girolamo Pacchia and Sodoma. Other drawings by the same hand are in the British Museum1 and one is in The Art Institute of Chicago.2

1. London, The British Museum, inv. nos. 1885-3-14-300, 1954-11-26-2 and 1954-11-26-3
2. see S. Folds McCullagh and L. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in the Art Institute of Chicago, 1997, p. 202, cat. 260, reproduced

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