Giovanni Paolo Panini (Italian, Piacenza 1691–1765 Rome)
Pale brown wash, over graphite
8 1/2 x 4 3/16in. (21.6 x 10.6cm)
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Not on view
Duke of Aosta (Turin); Harry G. Sperling (1906–1971); Donor: Harry G. Sperling (1906–1971)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections. III: The Eighteenth Century in Italy," January 30, 1971–March 21, 1971.
Janet Cox-Rearick Eighteenth Century Italian Drawings: A Loan Exhibition. Exh. cat., Wellesley, Massachusetts, Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley College, and New York, Charles E. Slatkin Galleries. Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1960, no. 1 (as Anonymous Italian, ca. 1750).
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. 56, ill.
"Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1974 - June 30, 1975. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 105, New York, 1975, p. 50.
George R. Goldner with help from Lee Hendrix and Gloria Williams The J. Paul Getty Museum. European Drawings: Catalogue of the Collections. J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, 1988, p. 70, under no. 25.
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, p. 164, no. 153.
Piera Giovanna Tordella Il collezionismo dei disegni a Torino e in Piemonte da Emanuele Filiberto all'età napoleonica. "...quei leggierissimi tocchi di penna o matita..." Le prime collezioni di disegni in Piemonte. Ed. by Gianni Carlo Sciolla, Milan and Regione Piemonte, 1996, pp. 25, 27 and note 66.
Artist: Giovanni Paolo Panini (Italian, Piacenza 1691–1765 Rome)Date: 1743–1744Medium: Pen and black ink, watercolor, over graphite. Framing lines in pen and black ink at left, right, and upper marginsAccession: 68.53On view in:Not on view