Giuseppe Zocchi

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Giuseppe Zocchi
1711-1767
The Strozzi Place, the Centauro, and the Street Leading to Santa Maria Novella
Pen and black ink, with gray wash, on paper; framing lines in black ink.
18 7/16 x 26 1/2 inches (467 x 670 mm)
Gift of Mr. Junius S. Morgan and Mr. Henry S. Morgan.
1952.30:12
Inscription: 

Inscribed on mount below drawing, in pen and brown ink, "Veduta del Sig:re March:se [re and se superscript] Strozzi, del Centauro, e della Strada, che conduce à S. Maria Novella.".

Provenance: 
Mrs. J.P. Morgan, New York; by descent to her sons Junius S. and Henry S. Morgan.
Bibliography: 

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. 12, repr.

Notes: 

Preparatory for an engraving in "Scelta di XXIV vedute delle principali contrade, piazze, chiese, e palazzi della città di Firenze", Florence, 1744, pl. 10.

Associated names: 

Morgan, Jane Norton, 1868-1925, former owner.
Morgan, Junius Spencer, 1892-1960, former owner.
Morgan, Henry S. (Henry Sturgis), 1900-1982, former owner.

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