Design for a Cartouche Surmounted by a Lion's Head in Scrollwork Suspending Swags of Fruit and Leaves

Artist:
Carlo Bianconi (Italian, Bologna 1732–1802 Milan)
Date:
1732–1802
Medium:
Black chalk and leadpoint
Dimensions:
8 7/8 x 6 7/16 in. (22.5 x 16.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.774.1
Not on view
Inscription: Lower left recto in black chalk: "Carlo Bian. inven"
Mary L. Myers Architectural and Ornament Drawings: Juvarra, Vanvitelli, The Bibiena Family & Other Italian Draughtsmen. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, p. 13, no. 8 (as Carlo Bianconi), ill.

Chiara Basalti "Nuove proposte sul fondo Antonio Certani: disegni di ornato di Mauro Tesi, Carlo Bianconi e Giacomo Rossi." Saggi e Memorie di storia dell'arte.. 34, 2010, p. 130 n. 40.