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    Sale 5444

    Town & Country Perspectives - The Charles Plante Collection

    4 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 385

    CHARLES PERCIER (FRENCH, 1764-1838)

    A study of architectural fragments from antiquity

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    CHARLES PERCIER (FRENCH, 1764-1838)
    A study of architectural fragments from antiquity
    pen and black ink and watercolour
    8¼ x 7¼ in. (21 x 18.4 cm.)
    In a verre églomisé mount


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    A similar drawing by Percier of the same subject was sold at Sotheby's Paris on the 23 June, 2004, lot 40.

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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 January 1995, lot 200.
    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.12.