Auction House

Auction: Old Master Paintings

28. June 2022, 3:00 pm

Object overview


School of Leonardo Da Vinci

(Vinci 1452 - 1519 Schloß Cloux)

„Head study“
probably 16th century
brown pen on paper; unframed
6.2 x 4.6 cm
handwritten ownership note on the reverse: C. Wiesböck (Lugt 2576);
collection stamp Carl König on the reverse (Lugt 583);
handwritten inscription on the reverse: L. d. Vinci


collection Carl Wiesböck, Vienna;
collection Carl König, Vienna;
auction Gilhofer & Ranschburg, Vienna, 11th-12th May 1917, lot 251 (as Leonardo da Vinci), p. 64 (b/w-ill.);
collection Franz von Matsch (1861-1942), Vienna;
inherited by his daughters Theresie von Matsch and Hilde von Matsch;
private collection, Austria

Statement from A. E. Popham, London, 10th September 1954, is enclosed: "(...) looks to me not far from Niccòlo dell'Abbate (...)".

Estimate: € 2.500 - 5.000
Result: € 3.200 (incl. fees)
Auction is closed.