Stephen Ongpin Fine Art counts among its clients private collectors in the UK, Europe and America, as well as a number of museums. Drawings have been acquired from SOFA by the following institutions:

  • Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
  • Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
  • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
  • Denver Art Museum, Denver
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon
  • National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
  • British Museum, London
  • J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
  • Morgan Library and Museum, New York
  • Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts
  • Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, Indiana
  • Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, Ohio
  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  • Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • Fondation Custodia (Collection Frits Lugt), Paris
  • Musée du Louvre, Paris
  • Dahesh Museum of Art, New York
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
  • Musée des Beaux-Arts, Rouen
  • Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
  • The Huntington Library, San Marino, California
  • Nationalmuseum, Stockholm
  • The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  • Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar, Weimar
  • Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware
  • Graphische Sammlung, ETH, Zurich

  • Frank AUERBACH (Berlin Born 1931)

    To the Studios

    Pastel on paper.
    202 x 233 mm. (8 x 9 1/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • London, Black Rat Gallery, Now’s the Time, 2010.

    Jean-Michel Basquiat (Brooklyn 1960 - New York 1988)

    Untitled

    Wax crayon on paper.
    317 x 444 mm. (12 1/2 x 17 1/2 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, Old Master Drawings, 1950-1951 [on loan]; Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art, Rembrandt and his Pupils, 1956, no.9 (as The Departure of the Prodigal Son, lent by Valentiner).

    Ferdinand BOL (Dordrecht 1616 - Amsterdam 1680)

    The Departure of the Young Tobias

    Pen and brown ink and brown wash, with framing lines in brown ink.
    Inscribed l b f in red chalk on the verso.
    200 x 303 mm. (7 7/8 x 11 7/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Edward Coley BURNE-JONES (1833 - 1898)

    The Angel of the Annunciation

    Gouache, extensively heightened with white, on cream paper washed blue.
    584 x 288 mm. (23 x 11 3/8 in.)

    ACQUIRED BY THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA, OTTAWA.

    sold status : Sold
  • Denys CALVAERT (1540 - 1619)

    An Angel

    Red chalk, heightened with white, on buff paper.
    266 x 194 mm. (10 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • PAUL Cezanne (Aix-en-Provence 1839 - Aix-en-Provence 1906)

    Forest Scene (Sous-bois)

    Watercolour and pencil on white paper; a page from a sketchbook.
    Numbered 7 in pencil on the verso.
    207 x 127 mm. (8 1/8 x 5 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Paris, Galerie André Weil, Degas, peintre du mouvement, 1939, no.19 (lent by Exsteens); Paris, Galerie Charpentier, Danse et divertissements, 1948-1949, no.68; Bern, Klipstein und Kornfeld, Choix d’une collecion privée: Sammlungen G.P. und M.E. – Impressionisten, Neoimpressionisten, Spätimpressionisten, 1960, no.21; Tübingen, Kunsthalle, and Berlin, Nationalgalerie, Edgar Degas: Pastelle, Ölskizzen, Zeichnungen, 1984, no.172; Omaha, Joslyn Art Museum, and elsewhere, Degas and the Little Dancer, 1998-1999, no.47.

    Edgar DEGAS (Paris 1834 - Paris 1917)

    A Standing Dancer, Her Hands Behind her Back

    Pastel and charcoal on faded blue paper.
    Stamped with the Degas vente stamp (Lugt 658) at the lower right.
    476 x 395 mm. (18 3/4 x 15 1/2 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Possibly Paris, Galerie Durand-Ruel, 1892.

    Edgar DEGAS (Paris 1834 - Paris 1917)

    Landscape with a Path Leading to a Copse of Trees

    Pastel over a monotype in oils on paper, laid down on board.
    Signed and dedicated à M. Charpentier / Degas at the lower right.
    271 x 358 mm. (10 5/8 x 14 in.) [sheet]

    sold status : Sold
  • New York, Wildenstein & Co., Eugene Delacroix 1798-1863; Loan exhibition in aid of the Quaker Emergency Service, 1944.

    Eugène DELACROIX (Charenton-Saint Maurice 1798 - Paris 1863)

    A Standing Moroccan Man

    Watercolour, over a pencil underdrawing.
    323 x 242 mm. (12 3/4 x 9 1/2 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • London, Blain/Southern and New York, Acquavella Galleries, Lucian Freud Drawings, 2012, no.33.

    Lucian Freud (1922 - 2011)

    The Sleeping Cat

    Pen and black ink and black wash.
    Signed Lucian Freud in green pencil at the lower left.
    272 x 178 mm. (10 3/4 x 7 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Lucian Freud (1922 - 2011)

    Bat

    Watercolour.
    331 x 241 mm. (13 x 9 1/2 in)

    sold status : Sold
  • Thomas GAINSBOROUGH (1727 - 1788)

    Travellers Passing Through a Village

    Pencil, black chalk and watercolour, extensively heightened with white, on buff paper.
    219 x 308 mm. (8 5/8 x 12 1/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, and elsewhere, Gainsborough Drawings, 1983, no.49.

    Thomas GAINSBOROUGH (Sudbury 1727 - London 1788)

    Wooded Landscape with a Country Cart and Faggot Gatherers

    Pen and brown ink, with grey, green and pink washes, heightened with touches of white, on prepared paper, varnished.
    221 x 310 mm. (8 3/4 x 12 1/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Théodore GERICAULT (Rouen 1791 - Paris 1824)

    Scene from the Race of the Barberi Horses

    Pen and brown ink and brown wash, over an extensive underdrawing in black chalk.
    353 x 484 mm. (13 7/8 x 19 in.)

    ACQUIRED BY THE ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO, TORONTO.

    sold status : Sold
  • Hamburg, Bucerius Kunst Forum, Alberto Giacometti. Begegnungen, 2013, no.54.

    Alberto Giacometti (1902 - 1966)

    Portrait of James Lord

    Pencil on paper, with framing lines in pencil.
    Signed and dated Alberto Giacometti ‘54 in pencil at the lower right.
    451 x 323 mm. (17 3/4 x 12 3/4 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Probably London, Arthur Jeffress Gallery, Paintings and Drawings by Dominic Gnoli, 1957.

    Domenico GNOLI (Rome 1933 - New York 1970)

    Babylon

    Pen and black ink and black wash, with watercolour, on buff paper laid down on canvas.
    Signed and dated D. Gnoli / 56 at the lower right.
    992 x 690 mm. (39 x 27 1/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Giovanni Francesco Barbieri GUERCINO (Cento 1591 - Bologna 1666)

    Andromeda

    Red chalk, with framing lines in red chalk, on buff paper, backed.
    A large made up area at the lower left corner.
    Inscribed Jph / 78751 and Guercino on the backing sheet.
    Inscribed A mon cher ami Emmanuel des Collections Henry Scipio Reitlinger / et Dennis J. Ward, 1954 on the reverse of the old backing sheet.
    297 x 208 mm. (11 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Giovanni Francesco Barbieri GUERCINO (Cento 1591 - Bologna 1666)

    Hercules

    Pen and brown ink.
    Inscribed with the Casa Gennari numbering 12 Pr. Fo. at the lower left of the 18th century backing sheet.
    Inscribed (by the Earls of Gainsborough?) Centaur and numbered 28 on the backing sheet.
    183 x 170 mm. (7 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)

    ACQUIRED BY THE MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, MINNEAPOLIS, MN.

    sold status : Sold
  • David HOCKNEY (Bradford Born 1937)

    Dettifoss from the Other Side

    Watercolour on four sheets of paper.
    Signed and dated D.H. ’02 at the lower left.
    915 x 1216 mm. (36 x 47 7/8 in.) overall dimensions

    sold status : Sold
  • Paris, Palais des Beaux-Arts, David et ses élèves, April-June 1913, no.334 (‘Portrait de M. Gaspard Bonnet, directeur des Domaines. Dessin à la mine de plomb, signé: Ingres, Rome, 1812. Haut., 21 cent.; larg 15 cent. 1/2. Appartient à M. le Comte de Montgermont.’).

    Jean-Auguste-Dominique INGRES (Montauban 1780 - Paris 1867)

    Portrait of Gaspard Bonnet

    Pencil. Laid down.
    Signed and dated Ingres Rome / 1812 at the lower right.
    222 x 161 mm. (8 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • London, Royal Academy, 1791, no.516 (as Portrait of a Child); New York, Hodgkins Galleries, A Collection of Early English Drawings of the 18th Century, 1911.

    Thomas LAWRENCE (Bristol 1769 - London 1830)

    Portrait of Master Charles Malton

    Pencil, with red and brown chalks.
    Traces of an inscription in brown ink at the extreme lower left.
    Inscribed Charles Malton / Lawrence on the verso.
    293 x 194 mm. (11 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)

    ACQUIRED BY THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, PRINCETON, NJ.

    sold status : Sold
  • Lucien Levy-Dhurmer (Alger 1865 - Vésinet 1953)

    The Head of a Young Woman

    Pastel on blue paper, laid down on board.
    Signed and dedicated à Madame / L. J. Bloch / très cordialement / Lévy Dhurmer at the lower left.
    612 x 482 mm. (24 1/8 x 19 in.) [sheet]

    ACQUIRED BY THE PRINCETON UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM, PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY.

    sold status : Sold
  • Edouard Manet (1832 - 1883)

    An Illustrated Letter, with a Still Life of Plums and Cherries

    Watercolour, with a letter written in pen and brown ink.
    Dated (by another hand) 1879 at the upper right.
    200 x 121 mm. (7 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.) [image]
    245 x 156 mm. (9 5/8 x 6 1/8 in.) [sheet]

    sold status : Sold
  • Joan Mitchell (1926 - 1992)

    Untitled

    Pastel on paper, laid down.
    Signed Joan Mitchell at the lower right.
    781 x 582 mm. (30 3/4 x 22 7/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Amedeo Modigliani, 1963, no.36.

    Amedeo Modigliani (Livorno 1884 - Paris 1920)

    Standing Nude in Profile (Nu debout de profil)

    Charcoal on paper; a page from a large sketchbook.
    Inscribed with the Alexandre inventory number 20,1 at the lower right.
    427 x 263 mm. (16 3/4 x 10 3/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Edvard Munch (Ådalsbruck 1863 - Oslo 1944)

    Rocks at the Edge of the Sea

    Pastel on buff paper.
    Inscribed and numbered 10 on the verso.
    249 x 355 mm. (9 3/4 x 14 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Emil Nolde (1867 - 1956)

    Marsh Landscape with Farmhouses at Utenwarf

    Watercolour, brush and black ink on thin Japan paper, laid down on card. Signed Nolde. at the lower right.
    346 x 473 mm. (13 5/8 x 18 5/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Pablo Picasso (Malaga 1881 - Mougins 1973)

    Nude Combing her Hair (Femme nue se coiffant)

    Brush and red ink and red wash on light brown paper, backed.
    Signed Picasso at the lower right.
    Further signed Picasso in pencil on the verso and numbered 3, backed.
    406 x 265 mm. (16 x 10 3/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Pablo PICASSO (Malaga 1881 - Mougins 1973)

    Nude Self Portrait with Raised Arm (Autoportrait au bras levé)

    Pencil on paper.
    275 x 202 mm. (10 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Pablo PICASSO (Malaga 1881 - Mougins 1973)

    Femme au bain

    Pen and black ink and grey wash, on cream wove paper.
    Signed Picasso at the lower right.
    Inscribed and dated by the artist Boisgeloup 9 Avril / XXXIII at the upper right.
    Numbered 10 and C/30 on the verso.
    289 x 229 mm. (11 3/8 x 9 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Pablo Picasso (1881 - 1973)

    Still Life with a Glass and Bowl

    Charcoal on paper.
    Signed Picasso on the verso.
    486 x 633 mm. (19 1/8 x 24 7/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Frankfurt, Städel Museum, Maniera: Pontormo, Bronzino and Medici Florence, 2016, no.20.

    Jacopo Carucci Pontormo (Pontorme 1494 - Florence 1557)

    Two Studies of a Standing Male Nude, One Arm Raised

    Black chalk.
    Numbered 20 in black chalk at the lower right.
    256 x 169 mm. (10 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Odilon Redon (1840 - 1916)

    The Sleeping Child

    Watercolour, gouache and pencil on card.
    Dedicated and signed a / Simone / Fayet / - / 1 Janv. / 1916 / Od.R at the lower left.
    Further signed ODILON REDON vertically at the lower left.
    178 x 257 mm. (7 x 10 1/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Guido RENI (Calvenzano 1575 - Bologna 1642)

    The Head of a Young Woman Looking Upwards

    Black and red chalk, with touches of white chalk, on pale brown paper.
    Inscribed No 35, Reni Guido and 1609 no 23 Guido Reni at the bottom of the sheet.
    Further inscribed Raccolta di S.M.G. San Germano on the former backing sheet.
    377 x 270 mm. (14 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

    ACQUIRED BY THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON, TEXAS.

    sold status : Sold
  • Antwerp, Rubenshuis, Rubens Cantoor: een verzameling tekeningen ontstaan in Rubens’ atelier, 1993, no.7; New York, W. M. Brady and Co., Old Master Drawings, 2001, no.16; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Splendor and Elegance: European Decorative Arts and Drawings from the Horace Wood Brock Collection, 2009, no.1.

    Peter Paul RUBENS (Siegen 1577 - Antwerp 1640)

    A Sheet of Anatomical Studies: A Left Forearm in Two Related Positions with Parts of the Torsi and a Head [recto]; Fragment of a Drawing of the Hair and Shoulder of a Man [verso]

    Pen and brown ink.
    269 x 187 mm. (10 5/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

    ACQUIRED BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO.

    sold status : Sold
  • Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum, Bekoring van het kleine, 1959-1960, no.72.

    Herman SAFTLEVEN (Rotterdam 1609 - Utrecht 1685)

    A Sticky Nightshade or Litchi Tomato Plant (Solanum sisymbriifolium)

    Watercolour, gouache and gum arabic, with framing lines in black chalk.
    Signed with monogram and dated HS. f. 1683 den 31 octob: at the lower centre.
    Inscribed (by Agneta Block) Solanum pomiferum fruitescens Africanum / spinosium, nigricans boraginis flore / foliis profunde laciniate on the verso.
    354 x 256 mm. (13 7/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

    ACQUIRED BY THE NATIONALMUSEUM, STOCKHOLM.

    sold status : Sold
  • Jenny SAVILLE (1970)

    Mother and Children (After the Leonardo Cartoon)

    Charcoal, with stumping and touches of rose chalk, on white paper.
    Signed and dated Saville ‘08 at the lower right.
    1518 x 1215 mm. (59 3/4 x 47 7/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Sean Scully (Born 1945 - )

    Untitled (11.17.90)

    Watercolour on paper (a page from a large sketchbook).
    Signed and dated Sean Scully 11.17.90 at the lower right.
    275 x 300 mm (10 7/8 x 11 3/4 in.) [image]
    306 x 403 mm. (12 x 15 7/8 in.) [sheet]

    sold status : Sold
  • London, The Lefevre Gallery, Pissarro and Sisley, January 1937, no.29 (as Falaises à Hastings); London, The Lefevre Gallery, British and French Paintings, 1942, no.22; London, The Lefevre Gallery, XIX and XX Century French Paintings, March-April 1957, no.19 (as Hastings); Brussels, Tzwern-Aisinber Fine Arts, Le Cercle des XX, 1989, no.68.

    Alfred Sisley (1839 - 1899)

    The Cliffs at Langland Bay, Wales

    Pastel.
    Signed and dated Sisley 97 at the lower left.
    289 x 365 mm. (11 3/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Léon SPILLIAERT (Oostend 1881 - Ixelles 1946)

    Seascape with White Sails

    Gouache, watercolour and pastel on paper.
    Signed and dated L. Spilliaert / 1922 at the lower right.
    510 x 740 mm. (20 1/8 x 29 1/8 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Wayne Thiebaud (Mesa, Arizona 1920)

    Ice Cream Cone

    Black (India) ink and black wash, over traces of a pencil underdrawing.
    Signed and dated Thiebaud 1964 at the lower right.
    320 x 355 mm. (12 5/8 x 14 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • New York, W. M. Brady & Co. Inc., and London, Thomas Williams (Fine Art) Ltd. at Daniel Katz Ltd., Old Master Drawings, Autumn 1995, no.38; Stanford University, Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Classic Taste: Drawings and Decorative Arts from the Collection of Horace Brock, March-May, 2000; New York, The Frick Collection, Domenico Tiepolo (1727–1804): A New Testament, 2006-2007; Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, Splendor and Elegance: European Decorative Arts and Drawings from the Horace Wood Brock Collection, 2009, no.95.

    Giovanni Domenico TIEPOLO (Venice 1727 - Venice 1804)

    The Resurrection of Christ

    Pen and brown ink and brown wash, with framing lines in brown ink, over an underdrawing in black chalk.
    Signed Dom.o Tiepolo f. at the lower left centre.
    473 x 368 mm. (18 5/8 x 14 1/2 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Venice 1727 - Venice 1804)

    The Raising of the Cross

    Pen and brown ink and brown wash, with framing lines in brown ink, over an underdrawing in black chalk.
    Signed Dom.o Tiepolo f. at the lower right.
    465 x 362 mm. (18 1/4 x 14 1/4 in.)

    sold status : Sold
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851)

    A Storm at Sea

    Watercolour on white paper.
    180 x 291 mm. (7 1/8 x 11 1/2 in.)

    ACQUIRED BY THE MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ARTS, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA.

    sold status : Sold