5 July 2005
Giacomo Quarenghi (Bergamo 1744-1817 Saint Petersburg)
The Acropolis, Athens
inscribed 'Vue de la Citadelle d'Athenes'
black chalk, pen and grey ink, grey wash, watercolour, watermark Strasburg lily, on a contemporary mount
9 5/8 x 16¼ in. (243 x 413 mm.)
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