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The Royal Family of Troy Mourning the Death of Hector

Artist:
Gaetano Gandolfi (Italian, San Matteo della Decima 1734–1802 Bologna)
Date:
1734–1802
Medium:
Black chalk.
Dimensions:
8 1/8 x 11 3/8in. (20.7 x 28.9cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.236
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in blakc chalk above female figure at left border, presumably in the artist's hand, cassandra.
James Jackson Jarves (American, 1818-1888); 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. 236, p. 18.

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. 58, fig. no. 58, pp. 75-76, ill.



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