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Manius Curius Dentatus Refusing the Presents of the Samnite Ambassadors

Artist:
Fedele Fischetti (Italian, Naples 1732–1792 Naples)
Date:
1732–92
Medium:
Brush and black, gray, and white gouache, on paper prepared with gray-brown gouache
Dimensions:
9 7/8 x 7 1/2in. (25.1 x 19cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.323
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in graphite on verso, Manio Curio Dentato; in another hand, Fischetti; in pen and brown ink over graphite in another hand, Disegno Originale di / D. Fedele Fischetti pittore / di Corte di Ferdinando / quarto / Nativo di martino del regno / di Napoli.
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. 323, p. 23.

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. 45, fig. no. 45, p. 65, ill.



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