- Low Estimate: $300.00
- High Estimate: $350.00
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1st item: Claude Weisbuch (French, 1927-2014) lithograph entitled “La Visite De Saskia,” 1977, depicting Saskia, Rembrandt’s wife, on a visit to an artist’s studio while a painter, likely Rembrandt, works at right. Signed lower right and numbered 234/250, lower left. Housed under plexiglass in a gold metal frame. Sight: 20 3/4″ H x 29 1/2″ W. Frame: 23 1/4″ H x 32″ W. 2nd item: Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (French, 1824-1898), lithograph in sanguine ink depicting a female nude viewed from behind while bathing, after a preparatory study for the painting “L’Ete,” 1873, in the collection of the Musee d’Orsay, Paris. Signed in plate, lower right. With Vincent Price Collection sticker affixed to backing. Housed under plexiglass in a giltwood frame with ivory mat and gilt fillet. Sight: 8 3/4″ H x 7 ” W. Frame: 20 1/2″ H x 15 1/2 ” W. Note: Although this figure does not appear in the final composition, it can be seen in a painted sketch in a private collection. (Source: Aimee Brown-Price, “Pierre Puvis de Chavannes II: A Catalog Raisonne of the Painted Work”) 3rd item: Graphite on paper drawing after Michelangelo’s “Studies for the Head of Leda,” c. 1530, in the collection of the Casa Buonarroti, Florence. With partial poem inscribed on backing. Housed under plexiglass in a giltwood frame with burlap mat. Sight: 7 1/2″ H x 5 1/4″ W. Frame:18 1/2 ” H x 14 1/2″ W.
PROVENANCE: A Knoxville, Tennessee collection.
CONDITION: 1st item in very good condition. 2nd item with soiling throughout sheet, primarily outside of image. 3rd item with even toning. Not examined outside of frames. 2nd and 3rd items with wear and chipping to frames.