Intricately detailed watercolor and gouache military scene on laid paper and set in Geneva, Switzerland, with French troops, diverse bystanders, and detailed architectural elements including the Old Town with Le Pont de l'Ile and the Tour de l'Ile clocktower. Likely created in the very late 18th or early 19th century, after the 1798 French invasion of Switzerland. Housed under glass in an ornately carved wooden frame. Image: 10 7/16" H x 16 9/16" W. Sheet: 10 11/16" H x 16 15/16" W. Frame: 15 5/8" H x 22" H.
Very good condition with dog-ear creases to upper left and right and lower right corners. A 1/8" puncture to the house in distance at center left. Scattered minor accretions are most visible in sky. Adhered to backing board.
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4310 Papermill Drive
Knoxville, TN 37909
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Estate of Raymond Holton, Knoxville, Tennessee.