FOLLOWER OF PIETRO TESTA | Death of a hermit saint surrounded by putti
FOLLOWER OF PIETRO TESTA | Death of a hermit saint surrounded by putti
FOLLOWER OF PIETRO TESTA | Death of a hermit saint surrounded by putti
FOLLOWER OF PIETRO TESTA | Death of a hermit saint surrounded by putti
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PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN

FOLLOWER OF PIETRO TESTA | Death of a hermit saint surrounded by putti

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN

FOLLOWER OF PIETRO TESTA | Death of a hermit saint surrounded by putti

Estimate: 1,500 - 2,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property of a Nobleman

FOLLOWER OF PIETRO TESTA

Death of a hermit saint surrounded by putti


Pen and brown ink over black chalk;

bears numbering in pen and brown ink, lower right, on the album page: 61

240 by 384 mm (drawing)

633 by 480 mm (mount)


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Condition Report

Laid down on album page. Overall in good condition. There are a number of small creases/defects in the paper running along the upper margin. Light brown stain near the centre in the upper section of the sheet. Pen and ink and chalk remain strong and vibrant.

Sold unframed.


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.


Saleroom Notice

Please note that all lots in this sale will be kept at New Bond Street for 2 weeks after the sale until the 4th October. All lots after this date will be sent to our fine art storage facility in Greenford Park.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Formerly in a portfolio inscribed 'S.2' with the bookplate of Edward, Earl of Powis (Edward Clive, 1st Earl of Powis of the third creation (1754-1839)),

thence by inheritance to his second son, Robert Henry Clive (1789-1854), of Oakly Park, Shropshire, M.P. for South Shropshire,

thence by descent to Robert Windsor-Clive (1824-1859) and his son Robert George, Baron Windsor (1859-1923), for whom the earldom of Plymouth was revived in 1905,

thence by descent

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Online bidding closed20 Sep 2019 | 04:30 PM GMT