Giovanni Battista Piazzetta
Two Studies of Figures Among the Ruins
Red chalk on paper.
Each drawing: 8 9/16 x 10 1/4 inches (218 x 260 mm); with sheet outer border: 17 9/16 x 10 5/8 inches (446 x 270 mm); sheet inner border: 16 3/4 x 9 7/8 inches (425 x 251 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.