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Seated Prophet

Artist:
Gaetano Gandolfi (Italian, San Matteo della Decima 1734–1802 Bologna)
Date:
1779
Medium:
Black chalk (stumped), brush and gray wash, highlighted with white, on beige paper
Dimensions:
16-5/8 x 12-5/16 in. (42.2 x 31.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Jacob Bean, in memory of Donald P. Gurney, 1989
Accession Number:
1989.108.1
Not on view
Messrs. Dowell, Edinburgh(his sale, January 22, 1957, part of lot 121); Colnaghi, New York; Donald P. Gurney; Donor: Jacob Bean
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections. III: The Eighteenth Century in Italy," January 30, 1971–March 21, 1971.

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. "Bolognese Drawings in North American Collections, 1500-1800," September 11, 1981–November 8, 1981.

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. "Bella Pittura: The Art of the Gandolfi," June 18, 1993–September 6, 1993.

Exhibition of Old Master Drawings. Exh. cat. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., 1957, cat. no. 19.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III: Eighteenth Century Italian Drawings. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1971, cat. no. 290.

Catherine Johnston Biblioteca di disegni. XIII. Maestri emiliani del Sei e Settecento.. Florence, Italy, 1976, cat. no. 40, pp. 27-28.

Hugh MacAndrew Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings. Volume 3: Italian School: Supplement.. Oxford, 1980, p. 163, under no. 1001A.

Mimi Cazort, Catherine Johnston Bolognese Drawings in North American Collections 1500-1800. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, 1982, cat. no. 110, p. 146.

Deborah J. Johnson (With the assistance of 12 contributing authors) Old Master Drawings from the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design. Exh. cat. Providence, 1983, cat. no. 23, p. 79.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1988 - June 30, 1989. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 119, New York, 1989, pp. 22-23.

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. 53, fig. no. 53, pp. 72-73, ill.

Prisco Bagni I Gandolfi. Affreschi, dipinti, bozzetti, disegni. Exh. cat. 1992, cat. no. 668, fig. no. 668, p. 692, ill.

Mimi Cazort, Giovanna Perini Bella Pittura: The Arts of the Gandolfi. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa and The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock. Ottawa (June 18 - Sept. 6), Little Rock (Sept. 30 - Nov. 28). 1993, p. 93, no. 83, ill.



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