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Attributed to Eugenio Cajés

Meeting at the Golden Gate

Drawings from the Collection of Carlos Alberto Cruz

Attributed to Eugenio Cajés

Attributed to Eugenio Cajés

Meeting at the Golden Gate

Meeting at the Golden Gate

Drawings from the Collection of Carlos Alberto Cruz

Attributed to Eugenio Cajés

Madrid 1577 - 1634

Meeting at the Golden Gate


Point of brush and brown wash over black chalk and squared for transfer in black chalk; drawn in the upper section of the sheet within a black chalk border;

bears numbering in black chalk lower right: 4/Sa-238 and bears inscription in pen and brown ink, verso: Phelipe.. ?

280 by 210 mm

Light staining around the edges of sheet and some light brown stains in the centre. Drawing is contained within a black drawn border in the upper section of the sheet. Surface dirt and come creasing. Media still fresh. Sold unframed.


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With José Manuel de La Mano,
where acquired by the present owner
Similar in handling and technique to Eugenio Cajes's, Adoration of the Shepherds, in the National Library, Madrid. The broad use of wash to create forms and shadows and the black chalk under-drawing are all evident in the present sheet.

1. D. Angulo & A.E. Pérez Sanchez, A Corpus of Spanish Drawings, Volume Two Madrid School 1600 to 1650, London 1977, p. 14. no. 8, reproduced pl. III