October 31, 2016||Prints and Drawings

Spotlight on Highlights: Chiaroscuro Woodcuts

Lot 65: Nicolò Vicentino, after Maturino, Clelia Crossing the Tiber, chiaroscuro woodcut.
Estimate $2,000 to $3,000.

Some of the most intriguing examples in November 3’s Old Master Through Modern Prints auction are sixteenth-century chiaroscuro woodcuts. We asked Specialist Diana Flatto to explain the term:   In both…