Work Notes: The only known modello for the Age of Bronze fresco in the Pitti Palace, Florence. Seven drawings are known and one of these is DPG G1 (lent to the Gallery by H. Yates Thompson in 1913 and subsequently given by him in 1919). the other drawings are in the Uffizi, Florence; Munich; Prague; Metropolitan Museum, New York (2); and a private collection.Reference in Briganti, 1962?
Work Nationality: Italian
Provenance: London, Noel Desenfans, 1795-1807: London, Skinner and Dyke, Desenfans sale, 27 Feb. 1795, lot 76 ('Vespasian rewarding his Soldiers'); London, Sir Francis Bourgeois, 1807-1811; Bourgeois Bequest, 1811.