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Italian School
18th century
A Garden Scene within an Engraved Frame
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over graphite, on paper, framed by an engraving of a proscenium arch and curtain.
17 5/8 x 14 3/4 inches (448 x 375 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:357
Inscription: 

Printed label pasted on verso numbered, "543".

Provenance: 
Armando Perera, Rome; acquired in 1963 by Donald M. Oenslager, New York.
Notes: 

"Josephus Primas Imperator" is inscribed in the cartouche above the proscenium in the engraving.

Associated names: 

Perera, Armando, former owner.
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975, former owner.

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