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Thetis Dipping the Infant Achilles into the Waters of the Styx

Artist:
Donato Creti (Italian, Cremona 1671–1749 Bologna)
Date:
1671–1749
Medium:
Pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
6 5/8 x 10 7/8in. (16.9 x 27.6cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.369
Not on view
James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 369, p. 25.

Renato Roli Donato Creti. Milan, 1967, p. 109.

Renato Roli "Drawings by Donato Creti: Notes for a Chronology" Master Drawings. 1, vol. 11, no. 1, 1973, fig. no. pl. 18, pp. 28-29, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 152, fig. no. 152, p. 121, ill.

Renato Roli L'arte del Settecento emiliano. La Pittura. L'Accademia Clementina. Exh. cat. Palazzi del Podestà e di Re Enzo, Bologna. Bologna, 1979, p. 59.

Eugenio Riccòmini, Carla Bernardini Donato Creti. Melanconia e perfezione. Le storie di Achille, le Virtù e i chiaroscuri nella donazione Collina Sbaraglia al Senato di Bologna. Exh. cat. Bologna, 1998, p. 40.

Sonja Brink Disegnatore virtuoso. Zeichnungen des Pier Francesco Mola un deines Kreises. Düsseldorf, 2002, p. 149.

Marco Riccòmini Donato Creti. Le opere su carta, catalogo ragionato.. Turin, 2012, p. 60, no. 63.1.



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