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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 323

    Attributed to Francesco Piranesi (Rome circa 1756-1810 Paris)

    An elegant gentleman wearing a tricorn hat, his left arm raised

    Price Realised  

    Attributed to Francesco Piranesi (Rome circa 1756-1810 Paris)
    An elegant gentleman wearing a tricorn hat, his left arm raised
    black chalk, fragmentary watermark encircled device
    5 7/8 x 3 3/8 in. (149 x 86 mm.)


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    Francesco Piranesi was the eldest son of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Primarily an engraver, he is best known for executing a series of prints after drawings of Rome and Naples by the French artist Louis-Jean Desprez.

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