Pietro Righini

Download image: 
Pietro Righini
1683-1742
Interior of a Prison Facing a Circular Courtyard
Pen and brown ink on paper; framing line in pen and brown ink.
7 5/8 x 11 inches (194 x 279 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:539

Download verso image: 
Inscription: 
Inscribed at lower right, in pen and brown ink, "Anteriore d'un Seralio di Fiere".
Provenance: 
Brera Academy, Milan; Giuseppe Gibelli; his grandson Robert A. Baldini; Richard P. Wunder, Washington, D.C.; from whom acquired in 1964 by Donald M. Oenslager, New York.
Notes: 

A sketch for an engraving, probably depicting ruins of the Palace of the Inquisition in Madrid, for the Milan Opera.

Artist page: 
School: 
Century: 
Classification: 
Department: