Lot n° 203
300 - 400 EUR
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EGYPT. Drawing, late 18th century, black... - Lot 203 - Ader
EGYPT. Drawing, late 18th century, black ink wash with tile and perspective pencil strokes: 30 x 46 cm (tear in the upper margin with small lack of paper, folds). "Theatre in Cairo", is written in ink on the back of the drawing. Project for a building in Cairo, to house an auditorium, surmounted by a dome. On the front, a fountain with four mouths and a large basin, surmounted by an obelisk. On the back, 4 pencil sketches representing soldiers in uniform. Most probably made by a French architect during the Egyptian campaign.
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