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Lot 92
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Giacomo Quarenghi

Estimate
7,000 - 9,000 GBP
Sold
13,750 GBP
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Description

  • Giacomo Quarenghi
  • Elevation of the the façade of the academy of science in St. Petersburg
  • Pen and black ink and grey and coloured washes over some traces of black chalk;
    inscribed and signed in pen and brown ink: Facciata della Fabrica dell'Accademia delle Scienze/che serve per la .... de libri ed abitazione/per i Professori e Stamperia, Architettura di/Jacopo Quarenghi
  • 304 by 591mm

Provenance

London, Orion Bookshop;
Philip Hofer, his printed book plate and inscription in pencil on the backing: 13 Bot of Orion Bookshop London. Oct 30. 1950. for $100-/with 3 others/by Giacomo Quarenghi (1744-1817)/For his book'Edifices Construits, à St. Petersbourg/d'Apres les Plans du Chevalier Quarenghi./St. Petesburg .1810. 33 plates engd. by Kolpaleoff 
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