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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 154

    Italian School, 17th Century

    Design for a frieze with an open gallery with figures and birds

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    Italian School, 17th Century
    Design for a frieze with an open gallery with figures and birds
    black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash
    6¼ x 16¾ in. (16 x 42.4 cm.)
    Together with an Italian late 18th Century design for a grotesque panel (2)


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    Provenance

    With Leo Schidlof, 1965.


    Literature

    P. Fuhring, Design into Art: drawings for architecture and ornament, the Lodewijk Houthakker Collection, London, 1989, I, p. 194, no. 175


    Exhibited

    Nijmegen and Haarlem, Wenden en Plafonds. Tekeningen uit de verzameling Lodewijk Houthakker, 1985, no. 44.