Antonio Maria Zanetti

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Antonio Maria Zanetti
1680-1757
Full-Length Statue of Minerva
Pen and black and brown ink, with gray wash, with white opaque watercolor, on paper; figure cut out and laid down in two sections; border in pen and brown ink and gray wash.
13 5/8 x 9 5/16 inches (347 x 237 mm)
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1959.3:64
Inscription: 

Inscribed and numbered at lower right, in pen and brown ink, "Minerva XI".

Provenance: 
John Quantock, England; Randolph Gunter, New York.
Bibliography: 

Adams, Frederick B., Jr., comp. Ninth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1958 & 1959. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1959, p. 100-102.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 178.
Stampfle, Felice, and Jacob Bean. Drawings from New York collections. III: The eighteenth century in Italy. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1971, no. 33.

Notes: 

Preparatory for an engraving in "Delle antiche statue greche e romane, che nell'antisala della Libreria di San Marco, e in altri luoghi pubblici di Venezia si trovano," Venice, I, 1740; II, 1743.

Associated names: 

Zanetti, Antonio Maria, 1706-1778.
Quantock, John, former owner.
Gunter, Randolph, former owner.

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