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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 384

    CHARLES PERCIER (FRENCH, 1764-1838)

    A classical capriccio with a sarcophagus in the foreground

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    Estimate

    CHARLES PERCIER (FRENCH, 1764-1838)
    A classical capriccio with a sarcophagus in the foreground
    pen and black ink and watercolour
    8¼ x 6¼ in. (21 x 15.9 cm.)


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    The antiquities shown in this picture are thought to be from the collection of the Palazzo Mattei di Giove in Rome.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 10 January 1995, lot 161.
    Ian Woodner Collection.
    with Hazlitt Gooden & Fox.


    Literature

    C.Plante, Inside Out: Historic Watercolour Drawings, Oil sketches and Paintings of Interiors and Exteriors 1770-1870, London, 2000, no.13.