Jean-Baptiste Joseph Wicar (French, Lille 1762–1834 Rome)
Conté crayon on off white wove paper
9 13/16 x 7 13/16 in. (25 x 19.8 cm)
Gift of Alexander B.V. Johnson and Roberta J.M. Olson, 2002
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed below image in black chalk, "Gaetano Rossi Napoletano.-" [Another inscription below the former inscription is crossed out and illegible]; inscribed in black chalk at upper right, "7".
Marking: Stamped in dark gray ink at lower left of verso: "HORNSEY SCHOOL OF ART, LIBRARY"
Hornsey School of Art Library, Middlesex University; Sotheby's, London , November 5, 1998, lot 48 (part of a group of 76); Art Market, London; Donor: Alexander B. V. Johnson and Roberta J. M. Olson
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 26, 2012–February 24, 2013.
Artist: Jean-Baptiste Joseph Wicar (French, Lille 1762–1834 Rome)Date: 1818Medium: Black chalk, heightened with white, on beige paper, squared for transfer in black chalkAccession: 1996.142.2On view in:Not on view