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Ornamental Design with Caryatid Figure Standing on Stool and Holding a Bowl; Puttis on the Sides Hold Drapery and Support Base with an Eagle; on the Right Side Decorative Figures with Acanthus surmounted by Flowing.

Artist:
Giuseppe Bernardino Bison (Italian, Palmanova 1762–1844 Milan)
Date:
1762–1844
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk on pale blue gray prepared paper
Dimensions:
9-11/16 x 6 in. (24.6 x 15.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. David F. Seiferheld, 1961
Accession Number:
61.693
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in graphite on recto, lower right corner: Bison [gone over in a later hand to read]: Bisson. One the verso of the drawing are a vew black chalk scrawls. graphite annotation on verso, Bisson, Edmond Louis / né a Paris en 1856.
Mr. and Mrs. David F. Seiferheld; Donor: Mrs. David F. Seiferheld
Terisio Pignatti I disegni Veneziani del Settecento. Rome, Italy, 1966, p. 139.

Adelheid M. Gealt Disegni di Giuseppe Bernardino Bison nelle collezioni nordamericane in Giuseppe Bernardino Bison: pittore e disegnatore. Exh. cat. Udine, Chiesa di San Francesco (24 Oct., 1997 - 15 Feb., 1998). Ed. by Giuseppe Bergamini, and Fabrizio Magani, Milan, 1997, pp. 92, 96.



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