Pietro Righini

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Pietro Righini
1683-1742
Left Half of the Atrium of a Royal Palace for an Opera in Milan
ca. 1720
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over graphite, on paper mounted on blue paper.
8 3/16 x 5 7/8 inches (208 x 149 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:538
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Inscribed on verso of mount, in pen and brown ink, "Disegno del sig. Pietro Righini, Parmeggiano - de sua mano propra".
Provenance: 
Herbert Bittner, New York; from whom acquired in 1952 by Donald M. Oenslager, New York.
Notes: 

This drawing is for an engraving reproduced by Hans Tintelnot in "Barocktheater und barocke Kunst : die Entwicklungsgeschichte der Fest- und Theater-Dekoration in ihrem Verhältnis zur barocken Kunst". Berlin : Gebr. Mann, 1939, pl. 32, no. 77.
The engraving is from a portfolio of etchings entitled, "Theatrealische Verändergungen, vorgestellt in einer zu Mayland vergestellt Opera; Inventiert von Pietro Righini, zu finden bey Martin Engelbrecht, Kupferstecher und Kunstverleger in Augsburg," ca. 1720.

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