Three Renaissance masterworks from Chatsworth (catalogue for an auction conducted by Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2012)
London, Sotheby's, 2012
(29.5 × 23 cm), 95 (1) pp., illustrations (most in colour). 3 lots. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Offprint (lots 50-52) from Sotheby’s sale of Old Master and British Paintings, 5 December 2012. Lot 50: Philip the Good’s copy of Mystère de la Vengeance (illuminated Ms on vellum, southern Netherlands, c. 1465); lot 51: Louis de Gruuthuse’s copy of the Deeds of Sir Gillion de Trazegnies in the Middle East (illuminated Ms on vellum, southern Netherlands, dated 1464); lot 52: a black chalk drawing, Head of a Young Apostle, by Raphael (realised £29.7 million, almost three times the pre-sale estimate of £10-15 million). ¶ Unmarked copy.