16 April 1997
Jean-Michel Verdiguier (1706-1796)
A nude Woman reclining on a Bed
black chalk, pen and brown ink, grey wash, watermark star
181 x 284 mm.
Nicos Dhikeos (his mark, not in Lugt).
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