26 January 2012
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHRISTIAN B. PEPER
Charles-Louis Clerisseau (Paris 1721-1820 Auteuil)
Two architectural capricci with peasants, musicians and other figures frolicking among classical ruins
The first signed and dated 'Clerisseau/1773'; the second signed and dated 'Clerisseau/1774'
23¾ x 18 3/8 in. (60.5 x 46.7 cm.) each (2)
with Morton Morris & Co., London, where acquired by the present owner, 1984.
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