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Design for a Canopy (recto). Design for an Armchair (verso)

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Natali III (Italian, Pontremoli, Tuscany 1698–1765 Naples)
Date:
1698–1765
Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and gray wash
Dimensions:
5 3/4 x 8 1/4in. (14.6 x 21cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.63.276
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated boldly by eighteenth-century hand in pen and dark brown ink along upper right (recto), "Sig. Natali"; at lower left, "Sopracielo Impto." Annotated in pen and dark brown ink (verso), "capezziera."
Vendor: Bruscoli (Italian, Florence)
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, cat. no. 47, fig. no. 47, p. 38, ill.



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