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Scene from Ancient History

Artist:
Giuseppe Piattoli (Italian, documented Florence, 1785–1807)
Date:
1785–1807
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk. Framing lines in pen and brown ink at left, upper, and right margins
Dimensions:
15-1/2 x 19-13/16 in. (39.4 x 50.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.352
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower margin of old mount: S. Rosa. 1615-1673.
James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 352.

Ugo Ruggeri "Drawings by Giuseppe Piattoli." Master Drawings. vol. 16, no. 4, 1978, fig. no. pl. 28, pp. 415-417, ill.

George Knox, Adelheid M. Gealt 18th Century Venetian Art in Canadia Collections. Exh. cat., Vancouver Art Gallery. Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1989, Under no. 34, p. 52.

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. 158, fig. no. 158, p. 168, ill.



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