Gaspare Diziani

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Gaspare Diziani
1689-1767
The Family of Darius before Alexander
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk, on paper.
11 5/16 x 15 15/16 inches (287 x 405 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1961.20
Inscription: 

Inscribed at upper left, in graphite, "Do[o superscript]"; at upper right, "Maffei, Fra co[co superscript] / S. Ricci"' at center of right margin, "7 / 9"; at lower right, "D 25175"; on verso, in red chalk, "no. 7".

Provenance: 
K. Maison, London; P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London.
Bibliography: 

Adams, Frederick B., Jr., comp. Eleventh Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1961. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1961, p. 92-93.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 141.

Associated names: 

Maison, K., former owner.

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