Search collection catalog »
E-NEWS Facebook logo Twitter logo Google logo YouTube

Drawings & Prints

Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

Printed Books & Bindings

Literary & Historical Manuscripts

Music Manuscripts & Printed Music

Ancient Near Eastern Seals & Tablets


Paintings & Art Objects


Collections | Drawings & Prints

Views: List | Single work | Overview Zoom+
Charles Joseph Natoire

Charles Joseph Natoire (1700–1777)
A View of the Top of the Cascade at the Villa Aldobrandini, Frascati, 1762
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, black and red chalk, heightened with white, on blue paper; partial ruled border in black chalk
Inscribed by the artist in pen and brown ink, at lower center, il didietro de la Cascata; signed and dated at lower right, C. Natoire 1762.
12 1/4 x 19 7/8 inches (311 x 500 mm)
Bequest of Miss Alice Tully; 1996.64
See more information »

The present sheet shows the head of the cascade on the terrace above the nymphaeum, while the pendant sheet depicts the view taken from the foot of the cascade. A third view of Frascati, made earlier by the artist and dated 1755, was acquired by the Morgan in 1955 (1955.3).

List of works
Text only list
Search images

Order images
Top of page

© The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, (212) 685-0008

Home Museum »
Visit the Museum
Public Programs
Collection »
Collection highlights
Online Exhibitions
Music Manuscripts Online
The Drawing Institute
CORSAIR Collection Catalog
Research »
CORSAIR Collection Catalog
Research Services
Reading Room
Research Guides
The Drawing Institute
Photography & Rights
About »
History of the Morgan
The Morgan Campus
Support »
Make a Donation
Corporate Membership
Corporate Entertaining
Shop Contact

E-News | Site Index | Terms and Conditions

The programs of The Morgan Library & Museum are made possible with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

Background images: Photography by Todd Eberle unless otherwise noted. © 2006 Todd Eberle.