An original 18th-century watercolour painting, Watchtower on Coast, Italy.
A deftly painted sketch in charcoal and grey watercolour wash. Possibly an island watchtower such as in Corsica or Sardinia. The drawing is initialled indistinctly at the lower right, JKL or JRL or possibly JRC. On laid paper with indistinct watermark: 'L. Trentin, Treviso'? There is a Luigi Trentin recorded as a Venetian papermaker.
Initialled indistinctly lower right. The margins lower left are inscribed '4705' and '441'.
Some foxing as shown. There is some minor creasing to the margins of the paper. Please see photos for detail.
13.9cm x 24.8cm.
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Product code: JM-565