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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 224

    Luigi Mayer (circa 1755-1803)

    The cemetery at Caccamo in the province of Karamania, Turkey

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Luigi Mayer (circa 1755-1803)
    The cemetery at Caccamo in the province of Karamania, Turkey
    Signed 'L. Mayer dipinse' and inscribed 'SARCOFAGO COLOSSALE CON ISCRIZIONE QUADRILATERA BEN CONSERVATA ESISTENTE NEL FONDO DEL PORTO DI CACCAMO IN CARAMANIA' (colossal sarcophagus with four-sided inscription well conserved found in the lower part of the port of Caccamo in Caramania)
    black chalk, pen and grey ink, watercolour, bodycolour
    18 7/8 x 25 in. (48 x 63.5 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Sir Robert Ainslie; Christie's, London, 10 March 1809.