London, South Kensington
4 June 2008
CHARLES PERCIER (FRENCH, 1764-1838)
A study of architectural fragments from antiquity
pen and black ink and watercolour
8¼ x 7¼ in. (21 x 18.4 cm.)
In a verre églomisé mount
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 January 1995, lot 200.
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.12.
A similar drawing by Percier of the same subject was sold at Sotheby's Paris on the 23 June, 2004, lot 40.
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