Nov 03, 2021 - Sale 2586

Sale 2586 - Lot 671

Price Realized: $ 1,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
(Paris 1782-1864 Paris)
Nero has Told Seneca that he Must Commit Suicide.

Pen and ink and wash and pencil on cream laid paper. 304x432 mm; 12x17 1/4 inches. The name Horne and date 1818 watermark.

Provenance: Unidentified collector (Lugt 3733, lower right recto); private collection, New York.

Montagny was a pupil of Jacques-Louis David (1748-1825) and worked in Italy from 1804-1815. There is an album containing more than four hundred drawings and tracings by Montagny reproducing antiquities from collections in Rome and Naples now in the Getty Research Institute, Malibu.