STEFANO DELLA BELLA | Design for the exhibition of a monstrance and a cartouche
STEFANO DELLA BELLA | Design for the exhibition of a monstrance and a cartouche
STEFANO DELLA BELLA | Design for the exhibition of a monstrance and a cartouche
STEFANO DELLA BELLA | Design for the exhibition of a monstrance and a cartouche
STEFANO DELLA BELLA | Design for the exhibition of a monstrance and a cartouche
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STEFANO DELLA BELLA | Design for the exhibition of a monstrance and a cartouche

Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP

STEFANO DELLA BELLA | Design for the exhibition of a monstrance and a cartouche

Estimate: 400 - 600 GBP

Lot Sold:375GBP

Lot Details

Description

STEFANO DELLA BELLA

Florence 1610 - 1664

Design for the exhibition of a monstrance and a cartouche


Pen and brown ink and black chalk

209 by 136 mm (drawing)

500 by 350 mm (mount)

(4)


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Condition Report

Stefano della Bella: Laid down and hinged to mount at upper margin. The sheet has suffered somewhat. The chalk and ink is faint and there are a number of stains throughout. The tips of the upper left and lower left corners are missing.

Italian School (3 drawings): All hinged to mount at upper margin. All in fairly good condition. Some light staining. Otherwise media strong and vibrant.

All sold unframed.


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Cataloguing

Provenance

Lodewijk Houthakker (L.3893)

Literature

P. Fuhring, Design into Art: Drawings for Architecture and Ornament: The Lodewijk Houthakker Collection, 2 Vols, London 1989, vol. II, p. 664, no. 987, reproduced 

Catalogue Note

Sold together with three drawings displayed in one mount:


Italian School, 16th Century

Two grotesque panels

Pen and brown ink and grey wash over traces of black chalk;

bears numbering, lower right: 145

170 by 56 mm (drawing)

Provenance: Lodewijk Houthakker (L.3893)

Literature: P. Fuhring, op.cit., no. 16


Italian School, 16th Century

A trophy and a grotesque panel

Pen and brown ink and grey wash over traces of black chalk

170 by 60 mm (drawing)

bears numbering, lower right 147

Provenance: Lodewijk Houthakker (L.3893)

Literature: P. Fuhring, op.cit., no. 17


Italian School, 17th Century

Design for half a chimney-piece

Pen and brown ink and wash over traces of black chalk

153 by 64 mm (drawing)

Provenance: Lodewijk Houthakker (L.3893)

Literature: P. Fuhring, op.cit., no. 419


500 by 342 mm (mount)

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