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Auction Preview: Old Master Drawings at Sotheby’s, New York, Jan 30

What: Old Master Drawings

Where: Sotheby’s; 1334 York Ave, New York, NY 10021, USA

When: January 30; 10.00 pm EST

Public Viewing: Fri, 25 Jan 19 | 10:00 am – 05:00 pm EST; Sat, 26 Jan 19 | 10:00 am – 05:00 pm EST; Sun, 27 Jan 19 | 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm EST; Mon, 28 Jan 19 | 10:00 am – 05:00 pm EST; Tue, 29 Jan 19 | 10:00 am – 05:00 pm EST

Top lots of the sale:

– Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577 – 1640 Antwerp): Nude Study Of A Young Man With Raised Arms. Black chalk, heightened with white; the two right corners cut; bears inscription in brown ink, on made up lower right corner: Rubens. 491 by 315 mm; 19 3/8 by 12 3/8 in. Estimate: 2,500,000 — 3,500,000 USD

– Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael (Urbino 1483 – 1520 Rome): A Standing Soldier In Armor Seen In Profile. Pen and brown ink;bears old attribution on the verso in pen and brown ink, just legible with infrared light: Raffaello d’Urbbino and a faint pencil inscription, most probably 19th-century, on the left, slightly above the lower margin: Scuola Romana / Raphaele fecit inv.; bears numberings, verso: 2350 (blind stamped, upper centre), C.341 (in red chalk, upper left) and 7 and 4 (both black chalk). 272 by 175 mm; 10 3/4 by 8 7/8  in. Estimate: 800,000 — 1,200,000 USD

Cornelis Troost (Amsterdam 1696 – 1750): ‘Drinkenburg’ (The Morning After). Gouache, with some pastel, within black borders, on paper laid down on canvas; signed on the wall, centre left: CTroost and inscribed, on the gateposts: drinken / Burg. 440 by 635 mm; 17 3/8 by 25 in. Estimate: 300,000 — 400,000 USD

Cornelis Troost (Amsterdam 1696 – 1750): A Corps De Garde With Dutch Officers At Night. Gouache; signed in black ink, lower left: C. Troost and bears old numbering and initials in brown ink, verso: No 378 and EPA. 338 by 498 mm; 13 1/4 by 19 5/8  in. Estimate: 250,000 — 300,000 USD

– Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (Sudbury 1727-1788 London): An Open Landscape With Resting Drovers. Thinned oil paint and watercolor with white lead on paper prepared with a red ground, varnished. 400 by 521 mm; 15 3/4 by 20 1/2  in. Estimate: 150,000 — 200,000 USD

John Constable, R.A. (East Bergholt, Suffolk 1776 – 1837 Hampstead): Summer Evening With Storm Clouds. Oil on paper, laid on panel. 240 by 300 mm; 9 1/2 y 11 7/8 in. Estimate: 150,000 — 200,000 USD

John Ruskin (London 1819 – 1900 Brantwood): The South Side of the Basilica of St Mark’s, From the Loggia of the Doge’s Palace, Venice. Watercolor over pencil, heightened with body color. 966 by 456 mm; 38 by 18 in. Estimate: 120,000 — 180,000 USD

– Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697 – 1768): The Campo Dei Gesuiti, Venice. Pen and brown ink and brown and gray wash; inscribed in pen and brown ink below the pen borderline: Giesuiti in Venezia. 312 by 259 mm; 12 1/4 by 10 1/8  in. Estimate: 100,000 — 150,000 USD

For details, visit: https://www.sothbys.com

Click on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.

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