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after ANNIBALE CARRACCI (Italian, 1560-1609)
Mars amd Venus United by Love
red chalk drawing, highlighted with white on tan paper, bordered with brown ink.
6 x 6 5/8 inches. signed in red chalk “AH” and dated indistinctly 1711 (trace of old attribution on lower right, covered with red chalk)
ex-collection: Dr. L. Pollack (Lugt 788h).

Giambettino Cignaroli, attribution (Italian, 1706-1770/72)
The Circumcision
brown ink, pen and wash drawing over chalk on cream colored paper
15 7/8 x 10 1/8 inches. verso: study of a hand.
some staining on verso and 1/4 inch below attribution signature lowe right.

CARLO MARATTA, circle of (Italian, 1625-1713)
The Death of Saint Francis Xavier
red chalk, pen and brown ink on two attached sheets of paper, squared in red chalk for transfer
24 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches. watermark: fleur-de-lys in double cirlce.
arched composition on cream colored laid paper. upper right corner replaced, not affecting image the complete Maratta picture hangs in the right transept of the Gesu, Rome.

PIERRE PARROCEL (French, 1670-1739)
Sleeping Cherub
sanguine chalk on beige paper
7 x 10 inches.
Provenance: The Dumont Collection (lugt 1777b).

Jean Louis Prieur, le vieux (18th c. French) who collaborated with Jean Perez
[Design for a Wall Panel]
gray ink and colored wash drawing on cream laid paper
18 5/8 x 3 3/8 inches.
project for the decoration of the Palace of Varsonie in the style of Louis XIV-XVI with architect Victor Louis.

CLAUDIO RIDOLFI (Italian, 1570-1644)
Pope Paul V
brown ink and wash drawing over charcoal on laid paper.
12 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches
signed in an old hand
attribution assigned by Ebria Feinblatt, former curator of drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

The Martyrdom of St. Anastasia
pen and grayh ink dry wash, mounted on a heavier sheet for support.
14 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches.
lower right corners made up.

ALESSANDRO TURCHI (Alessandro Veronese) (Italian, 1578-1649)
Apollo and Daphne
pen, brown ink and wash drawing over black chalk.
14 3/4 x 10 3/8 inches.
attribution signature in an old hand.
the composition also includes renderings of the river god, Peneus, and the earth goddess, Gaea.

Bolognese (late 17th or early 18th Century)
Battle of the Giants
pen and sepia ink drawing on heavy laid paper.
17 x 21 5/8 inches. watermark: armour-scrollwork with a star.
unidentified collector’s mark lower right ,“VLV” in an oval in purple ink.

[Roman Soldiers]
black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash heightened with white on tan laid paper.
12 1/8 x 7 5/8 inches. watermark: jester in a circle.
Provenance: unidentified collector’s mark on verso.

Dutch (17th Century)
[Meeting of the Shepherds and Shepherdess at the Watering Well]
pen, ink and gray wash drawing on cream colored laid paper.
11 1/2 x 15 1/4 inches. Unidentified watermark.
Mannerist drawing in the italian style, center vertical crease.

English (18th Century)
[Woman with Folded Arms] c. 1787
sanguine chalk drawing on ivory laid paper
7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches. watermark: Pro Patria (similar to Heawood 146)
three-qurter length portrait of a gentle, smiling woman, face in profile, hands resting in her lap.

French (18th Century)
[Landscape with Dwellings] Verso: [Landscape, house at base of hills]
sanguine drawing on ivory laid paper
6 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Unidentified watermark.
Provenance: Paul Fourche (French, 1840-1922), Lugt 1039a, and with his collector’s stamp lower right.

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