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Denys Calvaert

The Clemency of Faustina

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Property from the Collection of David and Louise Carter

Denys Calvaert

Denys Calvaert

The Clemency of Faustina

The Clemency of Faustina

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Lot sold:

37,800

USD

Property from the Collection of David and Louise Carter

Denys Calvaert

Antwerp circa 1540 - 1619 Bologna

The Clemency of Faustina


Pen and brown ink and wash over red chalk, heightened with white on blue paper;

bears numbering in pencil, lower right: 1611

186 by 252 mm; 7 ⅜ by 9 ⅞ in

Laid down on a thin card backing. There is a small loss to the upper centre of the sheet from old insect activity. There are some small areas of abrasion to the lower centre and small losses of white heightening. There is a small pin prick hole to the upper right corner. The drawing remains in otherwise very good condition, with the lively combination of media well preserved throughout. Sold in a modern giltwood frame.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.