5 July 2005
Stefano della Bella (Florence 1610-1664)
A view of the Roman Forum with the Colosseum and the Arch of Constantine
black lead, pen and brown ink, grey wash, fragmentary watermark praying man in a shield
12½ x 11¼ in. (319 x 284 mm.)
An upright view of part of the Colosseum from the Tomkins album was sold in these Rooms, 18 March 1975, lot 3.
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