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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 153

    Franz-Xaver Habermann (Habelschwerdt 1721-1796 Augsburg)

    Three designs for elaborate secretaires

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    Franz-Xaver Habermann (Habelschwerdt 1721-1796 Augsburg)
    Three designs for elaborate secretaires
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash
    10¾ x 7¼ in. (27.3 x 18.4 cm) and smaller (3)


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    Provenance

    L. Houthakker, his mark (not in Lugt).


    Literature

    P. Fuhring, Design into Art: drawings for architecture and ornament, the Lodewijk Houthakker Collection, London, 1989, I, pp. 320-5, nos. 497-9