Lot 3442* - A182 Old Master Drawings - Friday, 22. September 2017, 01.30 PM

GRAFF, ANTON

(Winterthur 1736 - 1813 Dresden)
Half-length portrait of a middle-aged man in side profile to the left. "Porträt Sulzer".
Silverpoint, watercolour, on ivory.
Inscribed in brown pen verso: Sulzer. gemalt von Anton Graff. aus dem Besitz von D. Girtauer(?) Banquier. St. Gallen. Otto Wessner.
7.5 x 6 cm (in oval, sheet size: 9 x 8 cm). Framed.

Berckenhagen Nr. 1353 (mentioned here with question marks to the artist, to the depicted and to the dating, as the author of the catalogue raisonné only knew of the original by hearsay).

Provenance:
- D. Girtauer, St. Gallen.
- Otto Wessner collection, St. Gallen.

CHF 1 500 / 2 000

€ 1 320 / 1 750

Sold for CHF 5 000 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.