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Giacomo Lenghi (Italian, 19th Century) Ten Plates from Pompeii

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2835BLocation: BostonDate / Time: July 18, 2015 10:00AM


Giacomo Lenghi (Italian, 19th Century)

Ten Plates from Pompeii
Inscribed "Giacomo Lenghi dis." or variations thereof within the matrices at the
lower edges, numbered and titled in ink on the reverse.
Hand-colored lithographs on paper, sheet sizes to 10 1/2 x 8 1/8 in. (26.6 x 20.5 cm),unmatted, unframed.
Condition: One with a tear, some with staining, sheets trimmed to slightly different sizes.

N.B. The book from which these lithographs have come has not been identified, although a reference was found at WorldCat.org for the following: Lenghi, G. (n.d.). Peintures de Pompei. Place of publication not identified: publisher not identified.
Estimate $600-800

No. 26 has 1 in. tear and large stain to left edge that , No. 73 has spotting and stains in margins, No. 50 damp stained along bottom, No. 7 is trimmed close to image area (sheet 9 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Ink inscriptions on the reverse are in an old-fashioned script, and the titles are written in Italian.

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.