Art/ Collection/ Art Object

The Banquet of Nabal (The Banquet of Cleopatra)

Series/Portfolio:
From Raccolta di cinquanta cinque storie sacre
Artist:
Pietro Monaco (Italian, 1707–1772)
Artist:
After Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Italian, Venice 1696–1770 Madrid)
Date:
ca. 1743
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
plate: 14 1/2 x 20 1/16 in. (36.8 x 51 cm) sheet: 16 1/4 x 22 11/16 in. (41.3 x 57.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.574.8
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription at bottom (inside border): IL CONVIVO DI NABAL / Venit autem Abigail ad Nabal, et ecce erat ei convivum in domo ejus, quasi convivum regis, et cor Nabal jucundum, erat enim ebrius nimis: et non indicavit ei verbum pusillum, aut grande usque mane. Reg. I. Cap. XXV. v. 36. / PITTURA DI GIO: BATTA: TIEPOLO POSSEDUTA DAL SIG. CO: FRANC.co ALGAROTTI.; (below, left) Pietro Monaco del. scol.; (below right) e forma in Venezia
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

Nagler IX.388.48; Alpago-Novello 1939-40, p.543, no. 73
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