8 July 2008
Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein (Haina 1751-1829 Eutin)
The temple of the Sibyl at Tivoli
black chalk, pen and black ink, watercolour
13 5/8 x 16 3/8 in. (345 x 417 mm.)
C.G. Sloan & Co., New York, 1 November 1992, lot 2793.
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