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Album of Ornament Drawings

Artist:
Guiseppe Mannocchi (Italian, 1731–1782)
Date:
1765
Medium:
Album pages with pastings of drawings in various media: red chalk drawings (counterproofs); drawings in pen and black ink and gray wash; drawings in pen and brown ink and brown wash; drawings in leadpoint or graphite; drawings in watercolor (forty-nine folios).
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 13/16 x 9 x 1 1/4 in. (32.5 x 22.8 x 3.2 cm) sheet: 12 13/16 x 8 15/16 in. (32.5 x 22.7 cm)
Classifications:
Albums, Drawings
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1947
Accession Number:
47.112
Not on view
Signature: Folio 8 (recto) inscribed in pen and ink: "1763. Giuseppe Mannocchi. Romano"; folio 20 (recto) inscribed in pen and ink: "fatto una volta 16. Novembre 1765"; folio 30 (recto) inscribed in pen and ink: "fatto una volta G. Ma.".
John Harris, Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture...in American Collections, 1971, p. 136, pls. 96, 97
John Harris "Some English Architectural and Decorative Drawings: In the Museum's Collection." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 21, no. 6, New York, February 1963, fig. no. 11, p. 220, ill.



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