Giovanni Battista Camuccini (Italian, Rome 1819–1904 Rome)
Oil on paper, laid down on canvas
11 1/2 x 11 in. (29.2 x 27.9 cm)
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009
Not on view
the artist's family, by descent, Cantalupo in Sabina (sold to Moatti); [Emmanuel Moatti, New York and Paris, by 2000–2001; sold to Thaw]; Eugene V. Thaw, New York (2001–9)
New York. Emmanuel Moatti. "Giovanni Battista Camuccini, 1819–1904: Oil Sketches of the Roman Countryside, 1840s," December 6, 2000–January 26, 2001, no. 25.
New York. Pierpont Morgan Library. "The Thaw Collection: Master Drawings and Oil Sketches, Acquisitions Since 1994," September 27, 2002–January 19, 2003, not in catalogue.
Giovanni Battista Camuccini, 1819–1904: Oil Sketches of the Italian Countryside, 1840s. Exh. cat., Emmanuel Moatti. New York, 2000, unpaginated, no. 25, ill. (color), calls it "Study of a Tree Branch".
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 107, no. 16, ill. (color), calls it "Study of a Tree Limb".