16 November 2008,
Price realised EUR 1,625
Estimate EUR 700 - EUR 1,000
PANCRACE BESSA (PARIS 1772-1846 ECOUEN)
avec inscriptions 'P. Bessa 1828' (verso)
craie noire, aquarelle, rehaussé de blanc, filigrane blason
183 x 230 mm.
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