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Allegory in Honor of Pope Benedict XIV

Artist:
Pompeo Batoni (Italian, Lucca 1708–1787 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1745
Medium:
Red chalk, highlighted with white, on beige paper
Dimensions:
14 3/16 x 9 13/16in. (36 x 24.9cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.156
Not on view
Bartolomeo Cavaceppi (Italian, 1716–1799); Jean-Baptiste-Florentin-Gabriel de Meryan, marquis de Lagoy (French, 1764–1829); Sotheby's, London- Sale, June 19, 1973, no. 229, pl. 3
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired: 1972-1975," October 1, 1975–January 4, 1975.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Artists in Rome in the 18th Century: Drawings and Prints," February 28, 1978–May 7, 1978.

Philadelphia Museum of Art. "Art in Rome in the Eighteenth Century," February 27, 2000–May 21, 2000.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "Art in Rome in the Eighteenth Century," June 17, 2000–September 17, 2000.

"Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1973 - June 30, 1974. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 104, New York, 1974, p. 37.

Jacob Bean European Drawings Recently Acquired, 1972-1975 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, no. 1.

Jacob Bean Artists in Rome in the 18th Century: Drawings and Prints Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (February 7 - May 7, 1978). New York, 1978, repr.

Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, pp. 28-29, no. 6, ill.

Edgar Peters Bowron, Edgar Peters Bowron, Joseph J. Rishel, Philadelphia Museum of Art Art in Rome in the Eighteenth Century. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 2000, pp. 474-75, no. 316 (entry by Edgar Peters Bowron), ill.



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