Lot 38

Attributed to Francesco CASTIGLIONE (Genoa 1641 - 1716)
The animals of Noah's Ark
Black pencil, brown wash, oil and watercolour highlights
30 x 43,5 cm
Glued on an 18th century montage
Three restored tears in the sky
Provenance: old H.L. collection, not listed in the Lugt
ancienne collection J.C.L. (L. 3368)
vente anonyme, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, Maître Solanet du 11 mars 1988, n° 42
Castiglione treated the subject of Noah's Ark on several occasions. This sheet can be compared to the drawing representing the same subject kept at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York dated between 1660 and 1664 (inv. 1975.131.18) with a similar treatment of the reserve on the right.

Location of the item
France - 75009 - paris