Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Four Scenes from the Life of the Virgin
Red chalk over black chalk, on paper.
Each drawing: 3 3/8 x 5 5/16 inches (86 x 134 mm); sheet: outer border 9 1/8 x 13 5/16 inches (232 x 337 mm); sheet: inner border 8 1/4 x 12 5/8 inches (210 x 320 mm)
Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.
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.