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.
Title: Turkish Ambassador Presenting Gift to Don Giovanni of Austria
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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