Attributed to Charles Garnier

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Attributed to Charles Garnier
1825-1898
The Tomb of the Emperor Augustus
1889
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash and gray wash, on paper.
13 1/8 x 10 3/8 inches (335 x 264 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:280

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Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, at lower right, "J. Garnier 1889"; on verso, initialed "F.G."; also on verso, "Samuel Stempel".

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Samuel Stempel (according to inscription on verso); W. R. Jeudwine, London; acquired in 1968 by Donald M. Oenslager, New York.
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Garnier designed the Paris Opera House, under construction 1867-1875.

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Stempel, Samuel, former owner.
Jeudwine, Wynne, former owner.
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975, former owner.

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