SUPPLEMENTAL ADVICE TO PROSPECTIVE BIDDERS WITH
RESPECT TO SALES OF PRINTS, DRAWINGS, PAINTINGS,
WATERCOLORS, SCULPTURES AND MULTIPLES
Dimensions are given in millimeters and inches, with height preceding width in both cases.
Dimensions for prints are measured to the outside edges of the plate mark (for intaglio) or
image (for planographic and relief); dimensions for drawings and other works are measured
to the outside edges of the support (paper, canvas, etc.) For prints, if the margins are known
or believed to be full this is stated.
References are cited using the author’s surname and corresponding catalogue page
number(s) or catalogue raisonné number at the end of each catalogue entry, preceding the
Whenever possible framed works are sold in the frames in which they have been received.
However, we take no responsibility for frames.
Be advised that pursuant to paragraph 1(b) of the Limited Warranty, Swann does not war-
rant the condition of prints, drawings or watercolors unless specifically stated in the
catalogue description. We attempt to characterize quality and gross defects in condition
whenever possible as an aid to prospective bidders, but clients should satisfy themselves
prior to the sale as to the condition of each lot and should exercise and rely on their own
judgment as to whether the lot accords with its description. More detailed condition
reports are available upon request.
Illustrations in the catalogue are for identification only and should not be used as a basis for
determining the condition of the lot.
FOR UNIQUE WORKS, SUCH AS DRAWINGS AND WATERCOLORS:
Authorship for each lot is indicated using the following descriptions:
In our opinion, a work by the artist. (When the artist’s forename(s) is not
known, a series of asterisks, followed by the surname of the artist indicates that in our
opinion the work is by the artist named.)
Guido Reni (attributed to):
In our opinion, probably a work by the artist but less cer-
tainty as to authorship is expressed than in the preceding category.
Guido Reni (studio of):
In our opinion, a work by an unknown hand in the studio of
the artist which may or may not have been executed under the direction of the artist.
Guido Reni (circle of):
In our opinion, a work by an unknown hand closely associated
with the named artist but not necessarily his student.
Guido Reni (style of) or (follower of):
In our opinion, a work by an unknown, nearly
contemporary or contemporary hand working in the artist’s style but not necessarily his stu-
Guido Reni (manner of):
In our opinion, a work in the style of the artist and of a later
Guido Reni (after):
In our opinion, a copy of a work of the artist.