Pedrelli - architectural drawings - ?6/8ooo for books, or old masters?
Lot 3
ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS. Collection of twelve late seventeenth or early eighteenth century architectural drawings
£6,000 - 8,000
US$ 10,000 - 13,000
Lot Details
ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS
Collection of twelve late seventeenth or early eighteenth century architectural drawings, comprising:
(i) Front elevation of the west facade of an Italianate church, with statues of pilgrim saints in niches to the side of the entrance and saints with musical instruments on the roof pillars, with a ground-plan of the portico below, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 520 x 390mm.
(ii) Front elevation of a palazzo with eleven bays, swagged arms above the front entrance, ground plan below, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 400 x 530mm.
(iii) Front elevation of a palazzo, with two side bays and papal arms above the central window, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 780 x 512mm.
(iv) Front elevation of an Roman archway, with four pyramid finials, with ground plan below, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, blue wash surround, 398 x 376mm.
(v) Front elevation of a nine-arched colonnade, with ground plan below, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 350 x 500mm.
(vi) Front elevation of a palazzo with two side bays, ground plan below, inscribed "Scala di Moduli" over rule, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, browned overall, small worm-holes, etc., 500 x 640mm.
(vii) Front elevation of a tempietto with cupula, topped by a statue of Justice, statues in animated posture on central balustrade, ground plan below, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 560 x 500mm.
(viii) Front elevation of an eleven bayed palazzo, of three stories, arms above entranceway, with fourteen statues set on plinths above the rood balustrade, ground plan below, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 465 x 730mm.
(ix) Front elevation of the west facade of an Italianate church in five bys, surmounted by four statues an angels with musical instruments, gorun plan below inscribed "Scala di Moduli 24.mo/ Scala di Moduli 20.mo", on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 600 x 450mm.
(x) Front elevation of a palazzo with seven bays in three stories, with ground plan below, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 415 x 560mm.
(xi) Front elevation of a palazzo with eleven bays and three stories, with arms over the entrance portico, pyramid finals supported by twelve telamones, with ground plan below, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 440 x 565mm.
(xii) Front elevation of a rotunda, with six sides, ground plan below, on paper, pen-and-ink with grey wash, 480 x 270mm.

Footnotes

  • A STRIKING AND DECORATIVE GROUP OF BAROQUE ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS, appearing to originate from one Italian practice, possibly around 1700.
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