Attributed to Claude-Louis Chatelet, two views of Switzerland, ink wash, 18th Century

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Attributed to Claude Louis Chatelet (1753 -1795)
Two views of Switzerland

View of Switzerland
Pen and grey ink wash drawing with gouache heightening on blue paper.
Counter-adhered.
18th Century
Dimensions: 20.5 x 28 cm (8 x 11 in.)

View of Val-de-Travers District
Pen and grey ink wash drawing with gouache heightening on blue paper.
Counter-adhered.
18th Century
Dimensions: 20.9 x 27.5 cm (8-1/5 x 10-4/5 in.)
Preparatory drawing for engraved print: The First View of Val-de-Travers

Note: French artist. He initially contributed to a work published by farmer-general, Jean Baptiste de Laborde, "Tableaux topographiques, pittoresques, physiques, historiques, moraux, politiques, littéraires de la Suisse. Paris, Clousier, 1780, by Laborde & Zurlauben (Topographic paintings, picturesque, physics, history, moral, politics, literature from Switzerland)

Condition report : The two drawings were restored by a professional restorer which explains their very fresh aspect. Few minor foxings remain on one drawing.

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  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 20 cm
  • Width in cm : 28 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016030237