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Horse Feeding
Title:
Horse Feeding
Artist(s):
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And And Gray Wash On Laid Paper Mounted On A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 147 x 192 mm (5 13/16 x 7 9/16 in.) irregular
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Dr. Ludwig A. Emge, San Francisco;
Notes and attributions from old AFGA file:
Phyllis Hattis (ca. l9732?): Notes similarity to AFGA drawing of Della Bella’s treatment of the horse, especially around the head, in a study for a print of a black man holding a horse, no. 44 in the drawing collection at the Hermitage Museum, Leningrad ( St. Petersburg).;
Agnes Mongan (July 1972): Likes the attribution to Della Bella.;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): Della Bella attribution OK.

Accession Number:
1971.17.7
Acquisition Date:
1971-04-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Dr. Ludwig A. Emge

Exhibition History:

FAMSF, CPLH: The Horse in Art: Selections from the Permanent Collection, l985-l986;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994.
CPLH, Animals Real and Imagined, Nov 21, 1981 - Feb 7, 1982.