British Works of Art Online Auction

November 10, 2016

LOT 181

Lot 181

Unidentified (19th Century)

Unidentified (19th Century)
Lot 181 Details
Unidentified (19th Century), British (or French?)


Watercolour and graphite on laid paper, laid down to stiff paper support; titled “Florence” and dated 1805 in graphite upper left, dated Sept. 1805 at “Padoua” lower right, inscribed in French in graphite lower right, with the black ink stamp of Alessandro Castagnari (Lugt 86a) to support verso. Matted and unframed.
4.25" x 7" — 10.8 x 17.8 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $120
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
Unidentified (19th Century)
  • Unidentified (19th Century)
  • Unidentified (19th Century)

Ex. Coll. Alessandro Castagnari, with his black ink collector stamp verso (L. 86a)
Ex. Coll. Dr. & Mrs. Gilbert Bagnani;
Gifted by the above to The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Accession No. .22194;
Sold to benefit art purchases at the AGO


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 181

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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