5 July 2005,
Price realised GBP 3,120
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Giacomo Quarenghi (Bergamo 1744-1817 Saint Petersburg)
A gorge in the Caucasus, perhaps the valley of the Terek, with travellers on a road
inscribed (?) 'Vue dans le Caucase'
black chalk, pen and grey ink, grey wash, on a contemporary mount
17 5/8 x 12 in. (446 x 304 mm.)
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