Gaetano Piccini

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Gaetano Piccini
active 1702-1740
Grotesque Design for Metalwork
Pen and brown ink, over black chalk, on laid paper; double framing lines in pen and brown ink.
Roundel: 5 inches (127 mm) diameter; sheet: 12 15/16 x 8 5/8 inches (328 x 219 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1988.100
Inscription: 

Inscribed at lower center, within framing lines, in pen and brown ink, "Gaetano Piccini F."

Provenance: 
Walter Schatzki, New York; from whom acquired in 1958 by János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
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Watermark: fleur-de-lis inside a circle, surmounted by V.

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