Auction 205 Old Masters and Jewelry from the Estate of Elena Feldberg and Yehuda and Shula Prihar
Nov 30, 2020 (your local time)
 Tagore 40 st. Ramat Aviv, Israel

Old masters from the estate of Elena Feldberg have been catalogued according to the opinion of Dr. Dagmar Hnikova, expert from the "Kunsthaus Zurich" Museum, Zurich, unless stated otherwise in each item.

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LOT 31779:

Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Sleeping Angelica and the Hermit

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Sold for: $8,500
Start price:
$ 2,000
Estimated price:
$5,000 - $10,000
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Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Sleeping Angelica and the Hermit

Black chalk heightened with white  and wash on paper laid down on period paper and decorated with gold

Inscribed (or signed) "P. P. Rubens" on the attached paper.

32 X 41 cm

Provenance: Estate of Yehuda and Shula Prihar.

"Old Masters and 19th Century Continental Drawings and Watercolors", Christie's, London, July 15th 1980, number 74 in the catalogue.

Notes: A rare preparation for the painting which has disappeared during the 19th century. see: Koenraad Jonckheere, "The Auction of King William's Paintings 1713, Elite International Art Trade at the End of the Dutch Golden Age", Amsterdam; Philadelphia, Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2008, fig. 100.

Another version of the same subject with different background, is in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.

Notes: The original Christie's catalogue is not in our possession and we don't have knowledge about their precise classification. 

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