This brightly rendered view features the interior of the Italian Embassy in Paris, located in the eighteenth-century Hôtel de Boisgelinon on the rue de Varenne.
The Italian Embassy in Paris
Watercolor on paper.
10 9/16 x 15 3/8 inches (268 x 390)
The Joseph F. McCrindle Collection.
Inscribed at lower left in pencil, "Grande halle de Spectacle dans / l'Ambassade d'Italie (rapporte d'un ci devant v chateau en Sicile);" Inscribed at the right in pencil, " 1. X. 1954."
Shepherd Gallery, Associates, Inc., New York; from whom acquired by Joseph F. McCrindle, New York, 16 May 1980 (McCrindle collection no. A0045).