Nov 05, 2019 - Sale 2523

Sale 2523 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
(Florence 1610-1664 Florence)
A Sheet of Studies with Figures in Boats and Carrying Sacks.

Pen and brown ink on cream laid paper, double-sided. 185x234 mm; 7 3/8x9 1/4 inches. Inscribed "Stefano della Bella" in ink, lower center recto. With studies for decorative vases in red chalk, verso.

Ex-collection Francesco Maria Niccolò Gabburi (Lugt 2992b, verso).

There are similar early drawings by della Bella in the Louvre, Paris, published inDessins de Stefano della Bella, 1610-1664, Paris, 1974, numbers 209 and 212.