Unidentified (19th Century), British (or French?)
VIEW OF FLORENCE, 1805
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.
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