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Carl Ludwig Hackert

An Italian palace, possibly The Reggia of Portici, Naples

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Carl Ludwig Hackert

Carl Ludwig Hackert

An Italian palace, possibly The Reggia of Portici, Naples

An Italian palace, possibly The Reggia of Portici, Naples

Estimate:

4,000

to
- 6,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,040

USD

Carl Ludwig Hackert

Prenzlau 1740 - 1796 Morges

An Italian palace, possibly The Reggia of Portici, Naples


Gouache within black ink framing lines

305 by 474 mm; 12 by 18 5/8 in

Laid down. Overall in good condition. There is some light staining in the sky near upper margin. There is a black chalk/pencil line running vertically along the right margin. Some rubbing and abrasion along the right side. Otherwise colours strong and vibrant. Sold framed.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

This grand and majestic edifice, nestled in luscious green terrain, resembles The Reggia of Portici. Once a Royal palace, located south east of Naples in the region of Campania, it is now home to the Orto Botanico di Portici, a botanical garden, run by the University of Naples Federico II.