Old Master Drawings

With over 160 works of exceptional quality from distinguished provenance, this year’s Old Master Drawings and Watercolors sale presents some of the most valuable offerings in recent years, many of which come primarily from North American collections. From [Ingres](/artist/jean-auguste-dominique-ingres) to [Tiepolo](/artist/giovanni-battista-tiepolo), [Boucher](/artist/francois-boucher) to [Raphael](/artist/raphael-raffaello-sanzio-da-urbino), [Géricault](/artist/jean-louis-andre-theodore-gericault) to [Parmigianino](/artist/girolamo-francesco-maria-mazzola-il-parmigianino), [Gainsborough](/artist/thomas-gainsborough) to [Claude](/artist/claude-gellee-called-claude-lorrain), connoisseurs will be impressed with the extraordinary beauty not to mention rarity of the selection.
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, 'Portrait of a bearded man, bust-length, in three-quarter profile facing left,' , Christie's Old Masters

Nicolas Lagneau

Portrait of a bearded man, bust-length, in three-quarter profile facing left

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, 'A draped female figure (study for L'Abondance),' , Christie's Old Masters

Antoine Coypel

A draped female figure (study for L'Abondance)

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, 'A drummer, seen from behind,' , Christie's Old Masters

Charles Parrocel

A drummer, seen from behind

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, 'Saint John the Baptist, half-length, in profile facing to the right,' , Christie's Old Masters

François Boucher

Saint John the Baptist, half-length, in profile facing to the right

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, 'A small child seated, drinking from a bowl,' , Christie's Old Masters

François Boucher

A small child seated, drinking from a bowl

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, 'Four heads of Roman soldiers,' , Christie's Old Masters

Circle of François Boucher

Four heads of Roman soldiers

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, 'Figures on a road beside a walled village, a cart beyond the bridge,' 1760, Christie's Old Masters

Hubert Robert

Figures on a road beside a walled village, a cart beyond the bridge, 1760

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, 'Portrait of the cellist Martin Bertaud,' , Christie's Old Masters

Nicolas Bernard Lépicié

Portrait of the cellist Martin Bertaud

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, 'Marie-Gabrielle Krauss as Sappho,' , Christie's Old Masters

Gustave Moreau

Marie-Gabrielle Krauss as Sappho

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, 'Psyche and Cupid,' , Christie's Old Masters

Antoine Coypel

Psyche and Cupid

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, 'A nude woman holding an ewer (study for Hebe),' , Christie's Old Masters

A nude woman holding an ewer (study for Hebe)

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, 'A horse surprised by a swan in a landscape: a scene from Ovid's Metamorphoses,' , Christie's Old Masters

Jean-Baptiste Oudry

A horse surprised by a swan in a landscape: a scene from Ovid's Metamorphoses

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, 'Design for a fountain with two caryatids holding a basin,' , Christie's Old Masters

François Boucher

Design for a fountain with two caryatids holding a basin

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, 'A reclining female nude (recto and verso),' , Christie's Old Masters

François Boucher

A reclining female nude (recto and verso)

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, 'A reclining female nude,' , Christie's Old Masters

A reclining female nude

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, 'Angels making music, after Francesco Solimena,' , Christie's Old Masters

Jean-Honoré Fragonard

Angels making music, after Francesco Solimena

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, 'Studies of courtiers in medieval dress,' , Christie's Old Masters

Eugène Victor Ferdinand Delacroix

Studies of courtiers in medieval dress

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, 'Studies of a woman kneeling at the feet of a soldier,' , Christie's Old Masters

Antoine Coypel

Studies of a woman kneeling at the feet of a soldier

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, 'A mandolin player,' , Christie's Old Masters

Michel Barthélémy Ollivier

A mandolin player

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, 'An overturned basket of wild flowers,' , Christie's Old Masters

Jean-Baptiste Oudry

An overturned basket of wild flowers

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, 'Head of a young girl,' , Christie's Old Masters

François Boucher

Head of a young girl

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, 'A reclining female nude,' , Christie's Old Masters

François Boucher

A reclining female nude

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, 'Moses and the Brazen Serpent,' , Christie's Old Masters

Joseph Cellony le Jeune

Moses and the Brazen Serpent

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, 'The Assumption of the Virgin, after Luca Giordano, and two figures, after Antonio Vassilacchi, l'Aliense,' , Christie's Old Masters

Jean-Honoré Fragonard

The Assumption of the Virgin, after Luca Giordano, and two figures, after Antonio Vassilacchi, l'Aliense

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, 'A seated peasant woman (recto); A fragmentary study of the lower half of a seated woman (verso),' , Christie's Old Masters

Jean-François Millet

A seated peasant woman (recto); A fragmentary study of the lower half of a seated woman (verso)

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