After Pier Leone Ghezzi (Italian, Comunanza near Ascoli Piceno 1674–1755 Rome)
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)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1951
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