Leonardo Bear Drawing Coming up for Sale at Christie's

May 8 2021

Image of Leonardo Bear Drawing Coming up for Sale at Christie's

Picture: Christie's

Posted by Adam Busiakiewicz:

Exciting news today that Christie's will be offering a drawing of a Head of a Bear by Leonardo da Vinci in their upcoming July sale in London. The drawing has a distinguished British provenance as it was in the collection of the painter Thomas Lawrence PRA and was later purchased by the dealer Samuel Woodburn. It is believed to be only one of eight drawings by Leonardo left in private hands.

Reports suggest the the rare drawing will carry an estimate of £8m - £12m.

More news when it appears!

Update - Here is the official press release from Christie's.

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