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Feeding the Dog

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (Italian, Venice 1682–1754 Venice)
Date:
1682–1754
Medium:
Black chalk, highlighted with white chalk, on blue-gray paper faded to brown
Dimensions:
15-1/2 x 20-9/16 in. (39.3 x 52.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.266
Not on view
Giuseppe Cellini; Donor: Walter C. Baker
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Drawings," June 2, 1960–September 4, 1960.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections. III: The Eighteenth Century in Italy," January 30, 1971–March 21, 1971.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 17, 1995–August 20, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 21, 2001–August 12, 2001.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 8, 2007–March 25, 2007.

Knoedler and Co. Gallery Great Master Drawings of Seven Centuries. A Benefit Exhbition of Columbia University for the Scholarship Fund of the Department of Fine Arts and Archaeology. New York, 1959, cat. no. 37, fig. no. 40, ill.

Claus Virch "The Walter C. Baker Collection of Master Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 18, no. 10, New York, June 1960, fig. no. 3, pp. 312, 315, ill.

Claus Virch Master Drawings in the Collection of Walter C. Baker. New York, 1962, fig. no. 3, p. 312, ill.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III: Eighteenth Century Italian Drawings. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1971, cat. no. 40, ill.

Joseph Meder, Winslow Ames The Mastery of Drawing. New York, 1978.

Adriano Mariuz L' opera completa del Piazzetta. Milan, 1982, cat. no. D 16, ill.

George Knox, Adelheid M. Gealt Piazzetta: A Tercentary Exhibition of Drawings, Prints, and Books. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art, Washington D. C. 1983, cat. no. 49, p. 132, ill.

Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 161, fig. no. 161, pp. 171-72, ill.



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