European Drawings 4 Catalogue of the Collections by Nicholas Turner

By Nicholas Turner

The Getty target is to create from the best examples a set of the several Western ecu faculties of drawing sooner than 1900, with targeted emphasis at the paintings of an important and complete draftsmen. the gathering now includes brilliant examples of the paintings of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, Dürer, Rembrandt, Claude Lorraine, Watteau, Gainsborough, David, Millet, Manet, Van Gogh, and Degas. this is often the fourth within the sequence of catalogues describing the drawings within the Getty Museum. many of the drawings mentioned within the current quantity have been selected for the gathering within the interval of 1994 to 1998 and contain examples from the Italian, German, Dutch and Flemish, French, Spanish, and British faculties. additionally incorporated are a number of presents from deepest creditors, which mark the beginning of a practice that, it's was hoping, will proceed sooner or later. entries for those new acquisitions are prepared first through nationwide institution after which through artist. The ebook additionally incorporates a bibliography and indexes of artists, former vendors, similar drawings, prints, and works in different media.

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Horrible and inhuman was the crime that is said to have ensued, which the place commemorates—men 16 Italian School CADES painter and decorator. Important commissions from this period include the decoration of the apartments in the Palazzo Altieri in Rome (1787—91), the ceiling painting of a room in the Villa Borghese (1787), and the Sala dell'Ariosto in the Palazzo Chigi at Ariccia (1788-90). He was also successful as a painter of religious subjects. Cades easily ranks among the most celebrated Neoclassical draftsmen in Italy.

Philipe, London, 23 April 1799, lot 70 ["Six—W. Baur, Marco Beneficiali (sic), Clem. "]); William Esdaile (Lugt 2617; the drawing was apparently not included in either of the Esdaile sales: Original Drawings by Ancient and Modern Masters, 2 March 1819, or Drawings by Italian, German, Flemish, and Dutch Masters, 18—23 June 1840); private collection, Europe (sale, Ader Picard Taj an, Paris, 9 March 1988, lot 177); art market, New York. EXHIBITIONS Possibly Florence 1737 (see Borroni Salvadori I974a, p.

BIBLIOGRAPHY None. ) backing of light blue-gray paper adhered to thin card. It is surrounded by a border ruled a little carelessly in black ink; this consists of a narrow line adjacent to the edge of the drawing, a broader central band, and another narrow line, just outside this central band, matching the first in thickness. THIS ELEGANT SHEET is a study for the painted medallion with the Rezzonico coat of arms located in the center of the rectangular ceiling of the former music room—the present Sala delle Commissioni deU'Ufficio Speciale per la Zona Industriale della Citta di Roma— on the second floor of the Palazzo Senatqrio, the Capitol, Rome.

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