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François Stella (1563-1605)

Two panoramic Views of Lyons; above: View across the city, looking towards Notre-Dame de Fourvières; below: Distant View with the River Rhône on left and the Cathedral of Saint-Jean in centre

Whiteley (2000) 19

Black chalk with pen and brown ink with grey wash on two sheets of pale cream paper, gummed together vertically.  Sheet: 406 x 337 mm

Recto: Inscribed in black chalk at upper right: 2 Verso: Inscribed in brown ink: Diverses parties de la ville de Lion 1588; Veüe de diverses parties de la Ville de Lyon, en 1588, on a separate slip of paper

Provenance: Étienne Martellange Michel-Ferdinand d'Albret d'Ardilly, duc de Chalulnes his sale 19 March 1770, part of lot 2762 Sir Edward Astle William Esdaile his sale 19-21 March 1838

The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Presented by Mrs A.H. Sutherland, 1837.; 

WA.C.Lar.II.108