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Plate 16: Il Signore Baron Ungaro, striding to the right, from Raccolta di XXIV Caricature Disegnate colla penna dell Celebre Cavallier Piet: Leon: Ghezzi [...]

Series/Portfolio:
Raccolta di XXIV Caricature Disegnate colla penna dell Celebre Cavallier Piet: Leon: Ghezzi [...]
Artist:
Matthias Oesterreich (German, 1716–1778)
Artist:
After Pier Leone Ghezzi (Italian, Comunanza near Ascoli Piceno 1674–1755 Rome)
Published in:
Vienna
Date:
1750
Medium:
Etchings
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 3/4 in. × 12 in. (50.1 × 30.5 cm) Plate: 11 15/16 × 8 1/4 in. (30.3 × 20.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
Accession Number:
51.568.1(17)
Not on view
This print is part of a series of caricatures, etched by Matthias Oesterreich, after designs by Pier Leone Ghezzi.
Inscription: Lettered at lower left 'Il Sig:s Baron Ungaro, e / Vomodi lettere di morante / attualmente in Roma / Nell Gab: di S. M. il Re di Pol: Elet / di Sassonia.'; at lower right Eq P:L: Ghezzi / Delinear: / M: Oesterreich / Sculps Dresdæ'; numbered at lower left 'XVI:'; signed and dated at lower right 'MO: Sculsp: 1750 a 16 / July'

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Nagler X.319.1; Thieme-Becker XIII.539
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