Lot 1196: FRENCH SCHOOL, 17TH CENTURY | A riverscape with a walled city
October 26, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Red chalk, within red chalk framing lines
Hinged along the upper edge to a piece of card. The sheet has buckled somewhat and there is some discolouration where the current mount lies. The red chalk medium is still reasonably fresh throughout this attractive sheet. Sold in a modern giltwood frame.
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Provenance: Gian-Carlo Rossi (L.2212)
Dimensions: 195 by 228 mm
Medium: Red chalk, within red chalk framing lines