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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 150

    Antonio Galli Bibiena (Parma 1700-1774 Milan)

    The interior of a prison (recto), A colonnaded palace hall (verso): Designs for the Stage

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    Antonio Galli Bibiena (Parma 1700-1774 Milan)
    The interior of a prison (recto), A colonnaded palace hall (verso): Designs for the Stage
    Inscribed '1. Strada. ta. 2. 2. Appartamenti di Cudosia con statua. 3. Boscho. ta no.3. 4. Prigione. ta no.2. 5. Salla. ta no.4'
    pen and brown ink
    00 7/8 x 9¾ in. (27.7 x 24.9 cm.)
    Together with two Italian 18th Century designs for the Stage (3)


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    Provenance

    With Richard Day, 1974.
    L. Houthakker.


    Literature

    P. Fuhring, Design into Art: drawings for architecture and ornament, the Lodewijk Houthakker Collection, London, 1989, II, p. 599, no. 882.


    Exhibited

    's-Hertogenbosch and Amsterdam, De achtergrond belicht. Ontwerpen voor het theater 1580-1850, 1976, nos. 6-7.