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Allegory in Honor of Pope Benedict XIV

Pompeo Batoni (Italian, Lucca 1708–1787 Rome)

Date:
ca. 1745
Medium:
Red chalk, highlighted with white, on beige paper
Dimensions:
14-3/16 x 9-13/16 in. (36.0 x 24.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.156
  • Provenance

    Bartolomeo Cavaceppi (Italian, 1716–1799); Marquis de Lagoy (French, 1764–1829); Sotheby's, London- Sale, June 19, 1973, no. 229, pl. 3

  • References

    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, (entry by Edgar Peters Bowron), cat. no. 316, pp. 474-75, ill.

    Jacob Bean European Drawings Recently Acquired, 1972-1975 Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975-1976, cat. no. 1.

    "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 Artists in Rome in the 18th Century: Drawings and Prints [cover title: Rome in the 18th century]. Ex. cat.: February 7 - May 7. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978.

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



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