Lot 972 , § John Piper (1903-1992) The Forum, Rome 9.5 x 13.75in.

§ John Piper (1903-1992) The Forum, Rome 9.5 x 13.75in.

§ John Piper (1903-1992)
watercolour and gouache
The Forum, Rome
9.5 x 13.75in.
Estimate £2,000-3,000

Watercolour, gouache and pencil on a light buff coloured paper, some undulation showing so thought not to be laid down, one or two small dirt specks but overall fair to good condition, signed in ink lower right, housed in a plain card mount and slim gilt frame, no labels or inscriptions verso.
Come for sale from a private collection of Pipers, many of which were donated to museums.

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Sold for £4,200