Lot 132: Worlidge (Thomas), Study of the Heads of a Woman and a Man in Dutch Costume.
15 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Worlidge (Thomas, 1700-1766), Study of the Heads of a Woman and a Man in Dutch Costume, graphite on laid paper, with large armorial watermark, signed 'Worlidge' lower right, and numbered '44' in brown ink lower left, 185 x 295 mm. (7 1/4 x 11 3/4 in); together with two further head studies, traditionally attributed to Worlidge, one possibly in reverse after a Rembrandt etched self-portrait from 1638 [see New Hollstein 171], the other of a bearded gentleman, black chalk and graphite on vellum, respectively, the former oval, c. 72 x 86 mm. (2 3/4 x 3 3/8 in), the latter 130 x 98 mm. (5 1/4 x 3 7/8 in), all unframed, (3).
Notes: Category: Old Master Prints and Drawings