15 - 16 November 2016
PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN NOBLEMAN
Dominicus Quaglio (München 1787-1837 Schloss Hohenschwangau, Füssen)
Daily activities on a square with the old Town Hall, Marienburg
signed and dated 'Domenicus Quaglio / fec 1834' (lower right)
oil on canvas
47.5 x 62 cm.
Acquired by a German entrepreneur circa 1830-40 during his travels in the South of Europe and Germany, and by descent to the present owner.
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