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Design for a Framing Motif

Artist:
Attributed to Francesco Guardi (Italian, Venice 1712–1793 Venice)
Date:
1712–93
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush with light and dark green watercolor (?), over graphite or lead or black chalk
Dimensions:
16-1/4 x 17 in. (41.2 x 43.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.165.101
Not on view
Marking: No watermark visible.
Guillaume de Gontaut-Biron, marquis de Biron (1859–1939)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections. III: The Eighteenth Century in Italy," January 30, 1971–March 21, 1971.

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. 213, ill.

James Byam Shaw "The Biron Collection of Venetian Eighteenth-Century Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." The Metropolitan Museum Journal. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 3, New York, 1971, fig. no. 20, pp. 255-6, ill.

Antonio Morassi Guardi. Tutti i disegni di Antonio, Francesco e Giacomo Guardi. Venice, 1975, cat. no. 469, fig. no. 466, ill.

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. 115, fig. no. 115, p. 132, ill.



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