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(Classical Landscape) German, 17th or 18th century. $185.00

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(Gardening in a classical landscape)

Classically garbed female figures and a putti collecting fruit while gardeners work beside potted trees set in front of an Italian villa in the Palladian style. Interesting detail of hedges and landscape design including clipped hedges and potted topiaries. Hardworking gardeners are on the right side of the image drawing water and digging holes for planting.

4 3/8 x 8 ¾  inches, sheet.
3 1/2 x 7/3/8 inches, platemark
Excellent condition.