Old Master drawings featured in online art auction Dec. 2

Old Master drawings

Luca Cambiaso (Italian, 1527-1585) ‘Darius Brought Before Alexander,’ pen and brown ink and wash, 10¼ x 13¼in. Estimate: $8,000-$12,0000. Capsule Auctions image

NEW YORK – On Wednesday, Dec. 2, Capsule Auction presents Holiday Traditions, an impressive range of American and European fine art and select additions from private New York City and East Coast estates and collections. The auction will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

This sale includes a group of Old Master drawings from a single collection. Highlights include Darius Brought Before Alexander by Luca Cambiaso (above), whose drawing was formerly owned by an Irish-born portrait painter, Nathaniel Hone (1718-1784).

Old Master drawings

Cesare Pollini, (Italian, ca.1560-ca.1600) ‘Study for figures and cherubs,’ ink, pen (sanguine), and brown wash on paper, 5¼ x 10in. Estimate: $4,000-$6,000. Capsule Auctions image

Also featured is Study of figures and cherubs by Cesare Pollini (circa 1560-circa 1600), which displays his technical skills – giving the viewer a closer look at his style and gesture.

Old Master drawings

Palma il Giovane (Italian, 1544-1628) ‘Two Pilgrims on the Way to Emmaus,’ black crayon, brown ink, brown wash and white heightening, 7½ x 7¾in. Estimate: $3,000-$5,000. Capsule Auctions image

For details contact Capsule Gallery Auctions at 212-353-2277.


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