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Demolition of the crypt

Chipart

* c.1764 in Paris † c.1825 in Paris

Pen and brown ink with brown wash over pencil on paper. Size of sheet: 22.8 x 32 cm.

On early 19th century mount, with the collector’s blind stamp on the mount. Inscribed on the mount “Chipart.del.” lower left. Verso signed by the artist ? and inscribed in Italian in pencil. 

PROVENANCE: From the Collection of Benjamin Wolff (1790-1866) (L.420).

€ 2400.-

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Written biographical sources about Chipart are scarce. It is however known that he sporadically worked as a painter of theatrical scenery at the Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen between c.1794-1825.

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