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Turkish Ambassador Presenting Gift to Don Giovanni of Austria

Belisario Corenzio1630

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Turkish Ambassadors kneeling before Don Juan of Austria (seated on throne) to present him with a large metal plate. Verso: Faint red chalk sketch of a standing figure.Verso: faint red chalk sketch of a standing figure, seen from right, back.

Details

  • Title: Turkish Ambassador Presenting Gift to Don Giovanni of Austria
  • Creator: Belisario Corenzio
  • Date Created: 1630
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
  • Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and blue wash, red chalk on cream laid paper
  • Signed: Bottom, off-center:Belisario Fecit
  • Provenance: Giovanni Piancastelli
  • Inscribed: Signed, lower bottom, center: Belisario fecit
  • Exhibitions: Sarasota, Fl., The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. "Baroque Painters of Naples," Mar.4- Apr.4,1961, no.48, repro. New York, NY- Finch College Museum of Art, "The Two Sicilies: Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum," 1970.
  • Dimensions: 22.2 x 33.5 cm (8 3/4 x 13 3/16 in.)
  • Bibliography: Elaine Evans Dee, "The Two Sicilies, Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum," exhibition catalog (New York: Finch College Museum of Art, 1970) p. 4, no. 1 (illus.).Louvre, "le dessin a Naples du XIV siecle au XVIIIe siecle," (Paris: Louvre, 1967), p. 6. Uffizi, "Centro disegni napoletani, sec. XVI-XVIII," (Florence: Uffizi, 1967), p. 16.Walter Vitzhum, "Neapolitan Drawings in Florida," Burlington Magazine, vol. 103 (July 1961), p. 313.

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