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Ruins near Naples
Ruins near Naples
Artist:
Date:
18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Graphite And Wash On Laid Paper
Dimensions:
Image: 379 x 269 mm (14 15/16 x 10 9/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.287 , Hellman no. 22 as “Ruins near Naples” by Carlo Bonavia (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Note on mat, signed SW or JW: “pale drawing on verso/ note faded green pigmented wash on foliage”.

Bibliography: Constable, W.G.. “Carlo Bonavia” ,Art Quarterly, vol. XXII, no. 1, Spring 1959, pp. 19-44 (see photocopy in file from pp. 36, 41,42,44).

Accession Number:
1963.24.67
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, University of Regina, Saskatchewan and Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: A Selection of Italian Drawings from North American Collections, 1970, cat. by Walther Vitzhum, cat. no. 90, p. 194; [catalogue not available for verification, 1993].

ruins of a ground floor gallery with round topped Roman arches, at right three men in 18th century dress descending outdoor stairway