Pietro Longhi (Pietro Falca) (Italian, Venice 1701–1785 Venice)
Black chalk stumped, highlighted with white chalk, on light brown paper
11 7/16 x 8 5/16in. (29.1 x 21.1cm)
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. Howard G. Lepow, David L. Klein Jr. Memorial Foundation Inc., David M. Tobey, Stephen A. Geiger, Susan H. Seidel, and Alice F. Steiner Gifts and Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1994
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed, "piu longa" in black chalk, on recto. Annotated in graphite on verso, "No. 9 Longhi."
Private collection, France; Hôtel Drouot, ParisMarch 30, 1989, lot 168; Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox (London); Vendor: Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 8, 2007–March 25, 2007.
Eighteenth Century Venetian Drawings. Sale cat. Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox, London and New York, 1993-4, cat. no. no. 10, ill.
George R. Goldner "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings" in Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum, July 1, 1993 - June 30, 1994. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, p. 28.
William M. Griswold, Helen Bobritzky Mules, Suzanne Boorsch, Nadine Orenstein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1993-1994: Renaissance and Baroque Europe - Europe 1700-1900." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 52, no. 2, Autumn 1994, p. 36, ill.