Lot 77
  • 77

Jean-Laurent Legeay

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

  • Jean-Laurent Legeay
  • Landscape with trees and rocks near a ruined temple
  • Red chalk;
    signed in pen and black ink:  J. L. Legeay invenit et fecit.
  • 154 by 237 mm; 6 by 9 3/8  in

Provenance

H. Hamal;
sale, London, Sotheby's, 24 October 1962, lot 262;
John Harris, London;
Succi Limited, London;
sale, London, Sotheby's, 9 July 1981, lot 52

Exhibited

London, Royal Academy of Arts, France in the Eighteenth Century, 1968, no. 421;
Arts Council of Great Britain, The Age of Neo-Classicism, 1972, no. 1225

Literature

J. Harris, Legeay, Piranesi and International Neo-Classicism in Rome, 1740-1750, Essays in the History of Architecture Presented to Rudolf Wittkower, 1967, p. 193, no. 26, section XX, fig. 21
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