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Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Decembre (December)

Series/Portfolio:
From The Months of the Year, series of twelve prints, 1761
Artist:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After Giuseppe Zocchi (Italian, Florence 1711–1767 Florence)
Publisher:
Published Venice by Joseph Wagner (Italian, Thalendorf 1706–1780 Venice)
Date:
1761
Medium:
Etching and engraving; second state
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 1/16 x 17 1/16 in. (35.7 x 43.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harry G. Friedman Bequest, 1967
Accession Number:
67.539.404
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in lower margin: (left) G.Zocchi inven.; (right) F.Bartolozzi incid. appo Wagner Venezia C.P.E.S.; (left of center) Domina il Capro in Ciel: in ogni loco / L'agricoltor dal grasso immondo il gregge; (right of center) Con le Carnificine il cibo elegge, / Onde passar il verno a canto il foco.; (center) DECEMBRE; De Vesme and Calabi 672; Rome 1995, no. 19-12
Vendor: Rockman Prints (New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

De Vesme & Calabi 672 ii; LeBlanc I.169.353; Nagler 22.306 (Zocchi)
Alexandre de Vesme, Augusto Calabi Francesco Bartolozzi. Catalogue des estampes et notice biographique d'après les manuscrits de A. De Vesme entièrement réformés et complétés d'une étude critique par A. Calabi, Milan, Guido Modiano. Milan, 1928, cat. no. 672.



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