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Marcus Curtius Leaping into the Chasm

Artist:
Gaetano Gandolfi (Italian, San Matteo della Decima 1734–1802 Bologna)
Date:
1734–1802
Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
10 7/16 x 8in. (26.5 x 20.3cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.503
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. 503.

Mimi Cazort "Settecento Emiliano". 1979, cat. no. 285, p. 135.

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. 59, fig. no. 59, pp. 76-77, ill.

Francesca Romei, Patrizia Tosini Collezioni veneziane nelle foto di Umberto Rossi: Dipinti e disegni dal XIV al XVIII secolo. Naples, 1995, pp. 118-19, under no. D25.

Laura Giles, Lia Markey, Claire Van Cleave Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum. Princeton, 2014, p. 241, under no. 45 (entry by Claire Van Cleave).



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