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Hunters with Dead Game in a Landscape

Giovanni Agostino Cassana (Italian, Venice ca. 1665–1720 Genoa)
or Made by Giovanni Battista Cassana (Italian, Venice (?) 1668–1738 Mirandola)
Black chalk, reinforced with colored chalks, brush, gouache, and brown ink, on blue paper
9 3/4 x 15 13/16 in. (24.8 x 40.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink on lower border of old mount, Cassanini.
George Knapton (British, London 1698–1778 London); Thomas Philipe (British, 1740–1816)- May 25-June 5, 1807, no. 225; Sir Thomas Lawrence (British, Bristol 1769–1830 London); Hon. Mrs. J. Borthwick; Sotheby's, LondonNov. 28, 1962, no. 26, as Italian School 17th c.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Genoa: Drawings and Prints, 1530-1800," April 23, 1996–July 10, 1996.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 110, fig. no. 110, p. 82, ill.

Carmen C. Bambach, Nadine Orenstein, William M. Griswold, Allegra Pesenti Genoa: Drawings and Prints, 1530-1800 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1996, cat. no. 19, p. 26.

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