Italian

Giovanni David - The Discovery of Romulus and Remus
Giovanni David (Gabella 1743 - Genoa 1790) The Discovery of Romulus and Remus

bears partly erased old attribution: ‘Giovanni Battista Pittoni, Venezia 1687 - 1767’ (lower right of backing sheet)
pen and grey ink and brown and grey wash, over black chalk
32.2 x 45.4 cm (12⅝ x 17⅞ in)

Tomasso Maria Conca - The Rest on the Flight into Egypt
Tomasso Maria Conca (Rome 1735 - Rome 1822) The Rest on the Flight into Egypt

signed with the artist’s abbreviated first names in black chalk on the fallen stone ‘TÙM. / MAP / V.D.’ (lower right)
black chalk, within black chalk framing lines
45.9 x 51.8 cm (18⅛ x 20⅜ in)

Antonio Zucchi - Landscape Animated with Musicians, Shepherds and Fishermen
Attributed to Antonio Zucchi (Venice 1726 - Rome 1795) Landscape Animated with Musicians, Shepherds and Fishermen

quill and brown ink with grey and brown wash
46 x 67 cm (18⅛ x 26⅜ in)

Luigi Sabatelli - Dante and Virgil Watching Charon Ferrying Souls to Hell
Luigi Sabatelli (Florence 1772 - Milan 1850) Dante and Virgil Watching Charon Ferrying Souls to Hell

pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk
44 x 62 cm (17⅜ x 24⅜ in)

Domenico Piola - Bathsheba Attended by Two Women
Domenico Piola (Genoa 1627 - Genoa 1703) Bathsheba Attended by Two Women

pen and brown ink and wash, over traces of black chalk; squared in black chalk
28.2 x 42.1 cm (11 x 16½ in)

Giovanni Maria Morandi - A Processional Feast with Musicians and People in Costume, a Woman on a Horse at the Centre
Attributed to Giovanni Maria Morandi (Florence 1622 - Rome 1717) A Processional Feast with Musicians and People in Costume, a Woman on a Horse at the Centre

pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, irregular shape
20.5 x 30.5 cm (8⅛ x 12 in)

Antonio Domenico Gabbiani - The Rape of the Sabine Women
Antonio Domenico Gabbiani (Florence 1652 - Florence 1726) The Rape of the Sabine Women

bears inscription in pen and brown ink: ‘P . Berretini’
pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk
24.1 x 33.7 cm (9½ x 13 5/16 in)

Pietro Giacomo Palmieri - A Peasant Family and their Animals among Classical Ruins
Pietro Giacomo Palmieri (Bologna 1737 - Turin 1804) A Peasant Family and their Animals among Classical Ruins

signed ‘Palmieri. In. fe cc.’ (lower centre, on a rock)
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brush and grey and black ink, grey, black and brown wash, heightened with white
36.2 x 54.6 cm (14¼ x 20½ in)

Giuseppe Maria Crespi - Study of a Model Posed as a Seated Hercules
Giuseppe Maria Crespi (Bologna 1665 - Bologna 1747) Study of a Model Posed as a Seated Hercules

Verso: Study of a Male Figure

red chalk (recto); black chalk (verso)
29 x 35.3 cm (11⅜ x 13⅞ in)

Francesco Giuseppe  Casanova  - A Shepherd’s Family Travelling with their Flock
Francesco Giuseppe Casanova (London 1727 - Brühl 1803) A Shepherd’s Family Travelling with their Flock

signed ‘F. Casanova.’ (bottom right)
lead pencil and sepia wash
56.5 x 41.5 cm (22¼ x 16⅞ in)

Carlo  Bossoli  - Coste della Crimée, c.1842
Carlo Bossoli (Davesco 1815 - Turin 1884) Coste della Crimée, c.1842

with Travellers in a Mountainous Landscape (verso)
watercolour
21.5 x 27 cm (8½ x 10⅝ in)

Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi, il Bolognese - Landscape near Viterbo
Giovanni Francesco Grimaldi, il Bolognese (Bologna 1608 - Rome 1680) Landscape near Viterbo

annotated ‘Bolognese’ (lower left)
annotated on the reverse ‘Veduta presso Viterbo di Giovi Francesco Bolognese’
quill and brown ink
21.5 x 36.5 cm (8½ x 14⅜ in)

Luigi Ossipovich Premazzi - Afternoon Pursuits of a Lady
Luigi Ossipovich Premazzi (Milan 1814 - Istanbul 1891) Afternoon Pursuits of a Lady

signed and dated 'L. Premazzi 1846' (lower left);
signed, inscribed and dated on the mount 'L. Premazzi Milanesi, a St Pietroburgo 1846'
watercolour over pencil on paper
16 x 24 cm (6 x 9 in)

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo - Death of Seneca
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Venice 1697 - Madrid 1770) Death of Seneca

pen and brown ink and grey wash over black chalk
42.8 x 28.2 cm (16⅞ x 11⅛ in)