Sep 19, 2019 - Sale 2516

Sale 2516 - Lot 3

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Étude d'un Magistrat.

Pencil on cream wove paper, circa 1852. 312x188 mm; 12 3/8x7 3/8 inches. Signed and inscribed "Augustus" in pencil, right recto.

A studying for the standing male magistrate, in profile in a gold toga, to the right of the emperor in Gérôme's oil The Age of Augustus, the Birth of Christ, 1852-54, now at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.

Ex-collection private collection, Pennsylvania.