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: 13 x 8 5/8 inches (330 x 219 mm)
Gift of Janos Scholz.
1988.91
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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 Janos Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

An Exhibition of Thirty Drawings from the Collection of János Scholz. Hartford, Conn. : Austin Arts Center, Trinity College, 1966, under nos. 22-24.

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