Antonio Basoli

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Antonio Basoli
Collection of 52 theatre designs mounted in a leather album
[ca. 1820]
Pen and gray wash on paper.
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:61 (1-52)
Provenance: 
Goldschmidt; acquired in 1961 by Donald M. Oenslager.
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This collection of drawings was picked up from a North Italian dealer. All of the drawings in style and execution appear to be very closely related to I-O-3*, an album of eighteen theatre designs of Basoli. It may well have been that these drawings were intended to be reproduced in a volume of engravings. Many of the drawings are numbered in the upper right hand corner.

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