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    Sale 5311

    Old Master & British Pictures & Old Master Drawings

    5 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 328

    Luigi Ademollo (Milan 1764-1849 Florence)

    Scenes from the life of Alexander; and Scenes from the life of Alcibiades

    Price Realised  

    Luigi Ademollo (Milan 1764-1849 Florence)
    Scenes from the life of Alexander; and Scenes from the life of Alcibiades
    with inscription 'Luigi Ademollo' (1) and titles
    black chalk, pen and grey ink, brown and blue wash, heightened with white, on buff paper
    4½ x 21 1/8 in. (114 x 534 mm.) and 4 x 21¼ in. (102 x 540 mm.) (a pair) (2)


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    Born in Milan, Luigi Ademollo travelled to Rome where he studied classical antiquities. He moved to Florence in the 1790's where he was responsible for decorating among others, the Teatro della Pergola (since remodelled) and the Palatine Chapel in the Palazzo Pitti.

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