Sale 22CN02 | Lot 7

Pier Francesco Mazzuchelli, called il Morazzone

Catalogue: Old Master Paintings | English & Continental Silver

Lot Details

Lot 7
Pier Francesco Mazzuchelli, called il Morazzone
Italian, 1573-1625/6
The Betrothal of the Virgin , circa 1615-16
Brown ink and wash heightened with white on blue paper
16 x 12 inches (40.7 x 30.5 cm)
Unidentified 18th-century Italian collector (his mount inscribed Morazone Milan [lr])
Private collection, Austria
[Sale] Dorotheum, Vienna, October 17, 2007, lot 56 (as circle of Morazzone)
With Carta Fine Art (Florian F. Härb), London
Acquired from the above in 2008 by Herbert Kasper, New York
Estate of Herbert Kasper
New York, The Morgan Library and Museum, Mannerism and Modernism. The Kasper Collection of Drawings and Photographs, Jan. 21 - May 11, 2011, no. 31, illus.
This drawing is a preparatory sketch for a monumental fresco in a series illustrating the Life of the Virgin in the Cappella del Rosario in the church of San Vittore in Varese. Another sheet from this series, a modello for the Presentation of the Virgin, is preserved in the Royal Collection at Windsor Castle. Unlike that drawing, this sheet is not squared for transfer and it retains its original arched-top format. These two sheets are the only surviving drawings relating to this commission.

C Estate of Herbert Kasper

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Laid down to the mount. Mild abrasion

Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, is an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact and Doyle New York shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. Please contact the specialist department to request further information or additional images that may be available.

No condition report? Click here to request one.

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Ask the Specialist Track Lot
Catalogue Info

Old Master Paintings | English & Continental Silver

Tue, May 24, 2022 at 10am EDT
View All Lots