Medium:Pen and brown ink, brush with brown and gray wash, over black chalk. Vertical ruled stylus lines at left and right
Dimensions:14-13/16 x 10-5/16 in. (37.6 x 26.2 cm)
Credit Line:Rogers Fund, 1961
Inscription: Numbered in pen and brown ink at upper right, "41." Numbered in graphite on mount, bottom right, "82" (circled).
Marking: Illegible watermark. Collector's mark "SCIPIO" on verso, upper left (Lugt Supp 2274a).
Meatyard; Henry Scipio Reitlinger (British); F. Kleinberger Galleries
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections: Eighteenth Century in Italy," January 30–March 21, 1971.
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. "Venetian Drawings from American Collections," September 29, 1974–November 24, 1974.
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth. "Venetian Drawings from American Collections," December 7, 1974–February 9, 1975.
Saint Louis Art Museum. "Venetian Drawings from American Collections," February 6, 1975–April 6, 1975.
James Byam Shaw "The Drawings of Francesco Fontebasso." Arte Veneta. vol. 8, Venice, 1954, p. 323.
Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Italian Drawings in the Art Museum, Princeton University: 106 Selected Examples. Exh. cat. Princeton, New Jersey, 1966, cat. no. 98, p. 57.
Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III: Eighteenth Century Italian Drawings. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1971, cat. no. 181, p. 77, ill.
Terisio Pignatti Venetian Drawings from American Collections. A Loan Exhibition. Exh. cat., The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Kimbell Art Museum, Forth Worth, and Saint Louis Art Museum. Washington, D. C., 1974-75, p. 43, no. 86.
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Robert Flynn Johnson, Robert R. Goldyne Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco. Exh. cat. San Francisco, , cat. no. 10, p. 36.
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Marina Magrini "Francesco Fontebasso - I disegni." in Saggi e memorie di storia dell'arte. Firenze, 1990, cat. no. 106, fig. no. 156, p. 183, ill.
James Christen Steward The Mask of Venice: Masking, Theater, and Identity in the Art of Tiepolo and His Time Exh. cat., Berkeley, CA, Berkeley Art Museum, Dec. 11, 1996 - March 4, 1997. Berkeley, CA, 1996, cat. no. 21, fig. no. 21, p. 71, ill.
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