Raffaello Sanzio, called Raphael (Urbino 1483 - 1520 Roma)
A standing soldier in armor seen in profile
bears old attribution on the verso in pen and brown ink, just legible with infrared light: ..Raffaello d’Urbbino.. and a faint pencil inscription, most probably 19th-century, on the left, slightly above the lower margin: Scuola Romana / Raphaele fecit inv.; bears numberings, verso: 2350 (blind stamped, upper centre), C.341 (in red chalk, upper left) and 7 and4 (both black chalk)
Photo credit: Sotheby’s
Pen and brown ink
272 by 175 mm; 10 3/4 by 8 7/8 in.
Price realised: 795,000 USD (fees included)