5 December 2006
French School, 18th Century
The Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine, Rome
black chalk, brown wash, watermark encircled IHS
9 1/8 x 13¼ in. (231 x 337 mm.)
The Earl of Abingdon; Sotheby's, 17 July 1935, part of lot 5.
Sir Robert Witt (L. 2228b).
Purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi, January 1950 (£8, as Israel Silvestre).
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London, Royal Academy, The Paul Oppé Collection, 1958, no. 326 (as Israel Silvestre).
London, Arts Council, French Drawings from Fouquet to Gauguin, 1952, no. 152 (as Israel Silvestre).
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