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Henri Joseph Harpignies (French, 1819-1916)
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Henri Joseph Harpignies (French, 1819-1916)

An Italian hill town on the outskirts of Rome

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Henri Joseph Harpignies (French, 1819-1916)
An Italian hill town on the outskirts of Rome
signed 'h. harpignies' (lower left) and inscribed and dated 'Rome.1851' (lower right); and signed, inscribed and dated 'Mon souvenir à Rome janvier 1851/h. Harpignies' (on the reverse).
oil on canvas
8 7/8 x 13 in. (22.5 x 33.2 cm.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 27 October 1988, lot 176.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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