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image P209

Charles Louis Clérisseau (1721 - 1820)

Architectural ruins

Museum number: P209

Curatorial note

Note: identified 2011 as the Clerisseau that should hang to left of the big Canaletto (lower of two) – visible in views.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Unknown but must have been in Soane's collection by c.1809 when it was copied by his son John Soane junior (according to the inscription on the copy, SM 91/1/4).


J. Soane, Description, 1832, p.xii
Helen Dorey, 'The Historic Framing and presentation of watercolours, drawings and prints at Sir John's Museum', in ed. Nancy Bell, Historic Framing and Presentation of Watercolours and Prints, Proceedings of the Conference of the Institute of Paper Conservation June 1996, pp. 20-31

Associated objects

91/1/4, copy

If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: worksofart@soane.org.uk