Gaspar van Wittel

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Gaspar van Wittel
1652 or 3-1736
View of Urbino. Verso: S. Bernardino degli Zoccolanti and a Villa in the Environs of Urbino
Pen and brown ink, gray wash, over graphite, squared in red chalk, on three sheets of paper pasted together; verso: pen and brown ink, over graphite.
10 7/8 x 43 3/4 inches (277 x 1110 mm)
Gift of Paul Fatio.
1956.10

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Numbered on the verso of the left-hand sheet, at upper right, probably by Vincenzo Pacetti, in black chalk, "263"; and inscribed on the right-hand sheet, at lower left, probably in the same hand, also in black chalk, "Urbino".
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Bartolommeo Cavaceppi (1717-99), Rome; Vincenzo Pacetti (d. 1820), Rome; Michelangelo Pacetti (b. 1793), Rome (Lugt and Lugt S. 2057); Paul Fatio, Geneva.
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Watermark: fleur-de-lis within a double circle, surmounted by the letter "V" (similar to Heawood, no. 1591: Venice, 1690).

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