London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
CHARLES PERCIER (FRENCH, 1764-1838)
A classical capriccio with a sarcophagus in the foreground
pen and black ink and watercolour
8¼ x 6¼ in. (21 x 15.9 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's New York, 10 January 1995, lot 161.
Ian Woodner Collection.
with Hazlitt Gooden & Fox.
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C.Plante, Inside Out: Historic Watercolour Drawings, Oil sketches and Paintings of Interiors and Exteriors 1770-1870, London, 2000, no.13.
The antiquities shown in this picture are thought to be from the collection of the Palazzo Mattei di Giove in Rome.
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