Francesco Zuccarelli

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Francesco Zuccarelli
1702-1788
Country Party with a Girl in a Swing. Verso: tracing of pipe-smoking figure at left on recto
Pen and brown ink, with brown, gray, and green wash, over black chalk, on paper; verso: pen and brown ink.
15 3/8 x 14 1/16 inches (391 x 357 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.
1974.35

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Inscribed by the artist at upper left with a list of figures, in pen and brown ink; at upper right, "camiscie 3 / calzette / pal[...] / mapine 5 / foderetta 1 / calzonetti 2 / baretini 2 / tovaglia 1 / convatini(?) 8"; in another hand and a different brown ink, "g.200 / no. 32".

Provenance: 
János Scholz, New York (no mark; see Lugt S. 2933b).
Bibliography: 

Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Seventeenth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1972-1974. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1976, p. 185.
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. 177, repr.

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Watermark: none.
Printed letters in lower margin.

Associated names: 

Scholz, János, former owner.

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