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Designs for Archways and Baldachins with Caryatids and Coats of Arms (Recto). Design for a Monument with Statues of Prudence and Fortitude (Verso).

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Foggini (Italian, Florence 1652–1725 Florence)
Date:
1652–1725
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over traces of black chalk or graphite (recto and verso)
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 3/4 x 7 7/8 in. (29.9 x 20 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.50.112
Not on view
Marking: Giovanni Morelli (Lugt 1902)
Giovanni Morelli (Italian, Verona 1816–1891 Milan); Luca Beltrami (Italian, Milan 1854–1933 Rome)
Luca Beltrami Disegni di Giusto Aurelio Meissonnier, artista italiano alla corte di Luigi XV: Pagine staccate di un album di disegni di G.A. Meissonnier, Collezione L. Beltrami. Milan, 1916, cat. no. no. 8, fig. no. 8, ill.

A. Gonzalez-Palacios "Fogginerie." Arte Illustrata. vol. 7, no. 59, Milan, October 1974, Gonzalez-Palacios shows our bed alcove to be a study for that in the "Camera degli Sposi", Palazzo Mansi, Lucca., fig. no. 3, p. 321, ill.

Lucia Monaci "Inediti fogginiani." Paragone. vol. 289, Rome, 1974, pp. 58, 60, figs. 35-36, ill.

Mary L. Myers Architectural and Ornament Drawings: Juvarra, Vanvitelli, The Bibiena Family & Other Italian Draughtsmen. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, cat. no. 27, fig. no. 27, pp. 22-23, ill.

Kira d' Alburquerque "The Partial Reconstruction of Two Sketchbooks by Giovanni Battista Foggini." Master Drawings. no. 1, vol. 49, 2011, p. 86, no. B5, figs. 18, 24.



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