ATTRIBUTED TO GONZALES COQUES
Antwerp 1614 or 1618 - 1684
Fauns in the wood
Black chalk and grey wash within pen and black ink framing lines;
bears inscription in pen and brown ink, lower centre: Jacques. Jordaens del ?
195 by 186 mm (drawing)
405 by 273 mm (mount)
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Laid down. Upper left and upper right corners are cut. There is a small tear at the upper right corner. A number of creases throughout the sheet, a horizontal crease running along the lower section of the sheet and another crease upper left. Some light brown staining at the lower margin. Overall media remains strong and vibrant.
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.
Please note, Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.
Charles Duits (L.533a);
Sale, Amsterdam, Sotheby's, 9 November 1999, lot 10