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Lot 62: FRENCH SCHOOL, (LATE 17TH CENTURY), VIEW OF A WALLED TOWNPlatinum House
October 11, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
(late 17th century)/span
VIEW OF A WALLED TOWN
Inscribed 'Colis Inferni,' sepia chalk on paper
6 7/8 x 9 5/8 in. (17.5 x 24.4cm)
/spanChristie's New York, sale of January 10, 1996, lot 211.
Private Collection, New Jersey.
Colis Inferni, or 'Hill of Hell' refers to a hill close to the city walls of Assisi.
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