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Studies for Coffee Urns, Arched-top Altars, and an Altar Project for the Baptistery of Florence Cathedral (Recto). Studies for Chapels and Portals (Verso).

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Foggini (Italian, Florence 1652–1725 Florence)
Date:
1652–1725
Medium:
Pen and light brown ink, brush and gray wash over traces of black chalk (recto and verso)
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 5/8 x 8 3/16 in. (29.6 x 20.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Janet S. Byrne, 1952
Accession Number:
52.591
Not on view
Marking: Watermark: lamb, near Heawood 2835.
Collector's marks: Giovanni Morelli (Lugt 1902), Metropolitan Museum of Art (Lugt 1943)
Giovanni Morelli (Italian, Verona 1816–1891 Milan)- Milan and Bergamo, his mark, verso, at lower right (Lugt 1902).; Luca Beltrami (Italian, Milan 1854–1933 Rome); Janet S. Byrne
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. nos. 11, 12, fig. no. 11, 12, ill.

A. Gonzalez-Palacios "Fogginerie." Arte Illustrata. vol. 7, no. 59, Milan, October 1974, fig. no. 2, p. 321, ill.

Lucia Monaci "Inediti fogginiani." Paragone. vol. 289, Rome, 1974, fig. no. 42, 43, 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. 28, fig. no. 28, p. 23, ill.

Kira d' Alburquerque "The Partial Reconstruction of Two Sketchbooks by Giovanni Battista Foggini." Master Drawings. no. 1, vol. 49, 2011, p. 85, no. B2, figs. 14-15.



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