Giuseppe Zocchi

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Giuseppe Zocchi
Dedicatory Page for Zocchi's "Views of Florence"
Pen and black ink and wash, over black chalk, on paper; framing lines in black ink.
19 3/8 x 12 1/8 inches (485 x 307 mm)
Gift of Mr. Junius S. Morgan and Mr. Henry S. Morgan.

Preparatory for an engraving in "Scelta di XXIV vedute delle principali contrade, piazze, chiese, e palazzi della citta di Firenze", Florence, 1744.


Inscribed in pen and black ink, beneath portrait medallion, "MARIA THERESA / PIA. FELIX / AUGUSTA."; dedication in pen and brown ink titled, "Sacra Reale Apostolica Maest_; dated, "Firenze primo Luglio MDCCXLIV"; and signed, "Andrea Gerini".

Mrs. J.P. Morgan, New York; by descent to her sons Junius S. and Henry S. Morgan.
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Morgan, Jane Norton, 1868-1925, former owner.
Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1892-1960, former owner.
Morgan, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1900-1982, former owner.


Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Fourth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1953, p. 63-64.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 178.
Dee, Elaine Evans. Views of Florence and Tuscany by Giuseppe Zocchi. Seventy-Seven Drawings from the Collection of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York. Washington, D. C. : International Exhibitions Foundation, 2nd ed., 1971, no. 1, repr.

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