Lot No. 96


Pirro Ligorio - Master Drawings, Prints before 1900, Watercolours, Miniatures

Pirro Ligorio

(Naples 1514–1583 Ferrara) Hercules at the organ, pen and brown ink, brown wash, on laid paper, framing lines in pen and black ink, 25,2 x 20 cm, inscribed “Herocle trovo et scrisse dell’organi et della draulica et delle machine dette aphtomate, che per forza acqua o di huomini con accidentie di ruote si moveno, tanto nelle cose di fistule da suonare come del’horelogi et altre chiamate pegmata. Nelle quali Daedale Ateniese et Scynno haveano dato principio.” In pen and brown ink at lower margin, browned, somewhat stained, damaged, mounted, unframed, (Sch)

The attribution to Pirro Ligorio was confirmed by Linda Wolk-Simon and Ginette Vagenheim on the basis of a photograph. The drawing will be included in the forthcoming monograph on Ligorio, which is in preparation.

Literature: For comparable drawings by Pirro Ligorio see: Stefano L’Occaso, “On some drawings by Pirro Ligorio from his Ferrarese and Mantuan Periods.”, in: Master drawings Vol. 51 n.2, 2013, pp. 181–188.

Specialist: Mag. Astrid-Christina Schierz Mag. Astrid-Christina Schierz
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02.04.2015 - 17:00

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Auction:

Master Drawings, Prints before 1900, Watercolours, Miniatures

Date:

02.04.2015 - 17:00

Location:

Vienna | Palais Dorotheum

Exhibition:

26.03. - 02.04.2015



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Pirro Ligorio

(Naples 1514–1583 Ferrara) Hercules at the organ, pen and brown ink, brown wash, on laid paper, framing lines in pen and black ink, 25,2 x 20 cm, inscribed “Herocle trovo et scrisse dell’organi et della draulica et delle machine dette aphtomate, che per forza acqua o di huomini con accidentie di ruote si moveno, tanto nelle cose di fistule da suonare come del’horelogi et altre chiamate pegmata. Nelle quali Daedale Ateniese et Scynno haveano dato principio.” In pen and brown ink at lower margin, browned, somewhat stained, damaged, mounted, unframed, (Sch)

The attribution to Pirro Ligorio was confirmed by Linda Wolk-Simon and Ginette Vagenheim on the basis of a photograph. The drawing will be included in the forthcoming monograph on Ligorio, which is in preparation.

Literature: For comparable drawings by Pirro Ligorio see: Stefano L’Occaso, “On some drawings by Pirro Ligorio from his Ferrarese and Mantuan Periods.”, in: Master drawings Vol. 51 n.2, 2013, pp. 181–188.

The attribution to Pirro Ligorio was confirmed by Linda Wolk-Simon and Ginette Vagenheim on the basis of a photograph. The drawing will be included in the forthcoming monograph on Ligorio, which is in preparation.

Literature: For comparable drawin

Specialist: Mag. Astrid-Christina Schierz Mag. Astrid-Christina Schierz
+43-1-515 60-546

astrid.schierz@dorotheum.at