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Compendio delle vite de' pittori veneziani istorici più rinomati del presente secolo con suoi ritratti tratti dal naturale delineati ed incisi

Artist:
Alessandro Longhi (Italian, Venice 1733–1813 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1696–1770 Madrid)
Sitter:
portrait of Niccolo (Nicolaus) Bambini (Italian, Venice 1651–1736 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Sebastiano Ricci (Italian, Belluno 1659–1734 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Gregorio Lazzarini (Italian, Venice 1655–1730 Villa Bona near Polesine)
Sitter:
portrait of Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (Italian, Venice 1682–1754 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Giambettino Cignaroli (Italian, 1706–1770)
Sitter:
portrait of Jacopo Amigoni (Italian, Venice 1682–1752 Madrid)
Sitter:
portrait of Giovanni Battista Pittoni (Italian, Venice 1687–1767 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Gaspare Diziani (Italian, Belluno 1689–1767 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Giussepe Nogari (Italian, 1699–1766)
Sitter:
portrait of Giuseppe Camerata (Italian, ca. 1668–1761 or 1762)
Sitter:
portrait of Pietro Longhi (Pietro Falca) (Italian, Venice 1701–1785 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Giuseppe Angeli (Angioli) (Italian, 1712–1798)
Sitter:
Portrait of Jacopo Guarana (Italian, Venice 1720–1808 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Francesco Fontebasso (Italian, Venice 1707–1769 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Domenico Maggiotto (Italian, Venice 1712–1794 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Antonio Marinetti (Italian, Chioggia 1710–1796 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Fabio Canal (Italian, 1703–1767)
Sitter:
portrait of Francesco Zugno (Italian, Venice 1709–1787 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Francesco Polazzo (Italian)
Sitter:
portrait of Antonio Zucchi (Italian, Venice 1726–1796 Rome)
Sitter:
portrait of Michele Marieschi (Italian, Venice 1710–1743 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Pietro Antonio Novelli (Italian, Venice 1729–1804 Venice)
Sitter:
portrait of Alessandro Longhi (Italian, Venice 1733–1813 Venice)
Publisher:
Alessandro Longhi (Italian, Venice 1733–1813 Venice)
Date:
1762
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
20 3/8 x 14 15/16 in. (51.8 x 37.9 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1950
Accession Number:
50.598.3
Not on view
This book has a title page and contains 24 etched portraits and text relating to the sitter with ornament borders. The book is bound in marble paper-covered boards with a vellum back corners.
Vendor: F. & G. Staack
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Le Blanc II.566.3-27; Cicognara 2306; Brunet III.1151.52
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