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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 183

    French School, early 19th Century

    Architectural studies of Roman friezes, pilaster capitals and ceilings, including a frieze from the Tomb of Caecilia Metella, Rome

    Price Realised  

    French School, early 19th Century
    Architectural studies of Roman friezes, pilaster capitals and ceilings, including a frieze from the Tomb of Caecilia Metella, Rome
    Inscribed 'TOMBEAU DE CAECILIA METELLA SUR LA VOIE APPIA PRÈS ROME DETAILS AU QUART DE L'ÉXECUTION la frise et en marbre et le reste en traversin' and 'Toulouse P Gouze 1er prix' (verso) (2), DU TEMPLE DE IUPITER ANXURUS À TERRACCINE.' (4) and signed and inscribed 'DORIQUE ROMAIN' and 'M. Prévot et... Guardet' (5)
    black chalk, pen and grey ink, watercolour
    46 x 36 in. (116.8 x 91.4 cm.) and smaller (6)


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