Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Two Drawings and a Decorative Border
Drawings: Black chalk on paper; Border: Black chalk on paper.
Various dimensions; with sheet outer border: 10 15/16 x 16 3/8 inches (278 x 416 mm); sheet inner border: 10 1/8 x 15 7/16 inches (257 x 392 mm)
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.
Inscribed "Jo Ba cia Piazzeta Feci".
Sir William Eden, 5th Baronet of Maryland and 7th Baronet of West Auckland, England; Count Alessandro Contini-Bonacossi, Florence; acquired in 1932 by Samuel H. Kress, New York; Samuel H. Kress Foundation, New York.
Auckland, William Eden, Baron, 1744-1814, former owner.
Contini Bonacossi, Alessandro, former owner.
Kress, Samuel H. (Samuel Henry), 1863-1955, former owner.