Philipp Hackert

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Philipp Hackert
1737-1807
View of the "Villa of Maecenas" and the Falls at Tivoli
1783
Pen and brown ink, brown ink wash, and graphite on laid paper.
21 1/8 x 29 3/8 inches (536 x 746 mm); secondary support: 21 1/2 x 29 13/16 inches (546 x 757mm)
Purchased as the gift of Mrs. Douglas Auchincloss.
1972.17
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Inscribed, signed and dated by the artist in pen and brown ink at upper left, "Les Ruines de la Villa de Mecenes à Tivoli Ph. Hackert. f. 1783".

Provenance: 
Peter Rowlands, London.
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 169.

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Watermark: none visible through lining.

Associated names: 

Rowlands, Peter, former owner.
Auchincloss, Douglas, Mrs., donor.

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