CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER | Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins
CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER | Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins
CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER | Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins
CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER | Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins
CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER | Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins
CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER | Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins
CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER | Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins
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CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER | Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER | Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins

Estimate: 800 - 1,200 GBP

Lot Sold:1,000GBP

Lot Details

Description

CIRCLE OF CHRISTOPH GERTNER

Two drawings of children frolicking with fantastical dolphins


Both red and black chalk and grey wash

289 by 180 mm and 280 by 182 mm (drawings)

each 473 by 355 mm (frame)

(2)


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Condition Report

Both sheets are hinged to their mounts at the left margin. Both sheets have discoloured and there are a number of stains, especially around the edges. The smaller sheet has a number of holes located in the centre of the drawing that have been repaired on the verso.

Both drawings are sold framed.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Sale, London, Sotheby's, 4 July 1994, lot 107 (as German School, 17th Century)

Catalogue Note

These two vibrantly drawn studies appear to be executed by an artist working in Christoph Gertner's circle and are stylistically close to works by Sebastian Schütz. A very comparable drawing of The Three Graces, was formerly in the Arthur Feldmann Collection.1


1. Sale, London, Sotheby's, Old Master Drawings including Property from the Arthur Feldmann Collection, 6 July 2005, lot 12 

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