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The Dutch Microscopist Anton van Leeuwenhoek

Artist:
Gaetano Gandolfi (Italian, San Matteo della Decima 1734–1802 Bologna)
Date:
1734–1802
Medium:
Pen with black and brown ink, brush with brown and gray wash. Framing lines in black ink
Dimensions:
8 x 5 9/16in. (20.3 x 14.1cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Carl L. Selden Gift, in memory of Carl L. Selden, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.177
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink in cartouche, Antonius Leeuweneechius.
Colnaghi, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings, Prints and Photographs: A Selection," February 20, 1990–May 27, 1990.

Old Master Drawings, Presented by Jean-Luc Baroni. Exh. cat. Colnaghi, New York, New York, 1987, cat. no. 35, ill.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1987 - June 30, 1988. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no.118, New York, 1988, 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. 60, fig. no. 60, pp. 76-77, ill.



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