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Recto: View of the Arch of Constantine and Environs, Rome
Verso: Architectural Sketch
Recto: View of the Arch of Constantine and Environs, Rome Verso: Architectural Sketch
Date:
ca. 1758–1765
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
R: Pen And Brown Ink And Gray Wash On Laid Paper V: Graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 203 x 318 mm (8 x 12 1/2 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Dr. J. F. Reber, Lausanne, Switzerland; Lynven, Inc., New York (Jean-Pierre Selz, Paris, acquired with the help of Dr. Reber’s grandson, Christoph Pudelko of Bonn, Germany (see letter in file);

Attribution confirmed by James Byam Shaw with suggested date of late 1750’s to early 1760’s in letter to Jean-Pierre Selz dated 18 August 1963 (see copy in file);

Accession Number:
1984.2.9a-b
Acquisition Date:
1984-12-31
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund and Roscoe and Margaret Oakes Income Fund

Exhibition History:

FAMSF, CPLH: Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 3 Aug - 13 Oct 1985, exh. cat. by Robert Flynn Johnson and Joseph R. Goldyne, cat. no. 9, p. 34, repr. p. 35; entry by Joseph R. Goldyne;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994; CPLH, Recent Acquisitions of 19th century photography, 16 Aug - 2 Nov 1986.
CPLH, 20 years of collecting: Director's Choice, 7 March - 14 June 1987.
CPLH, TREASURES, 11 Nov 1995 - 3 March 1996.

r: view of the Forum in Rome with the Arch of Constantine most prominent
v:part of a building facade