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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720-1778
Interior of a Tavern in Pompeii, ca. 1775
Pen and ink on paper
40.8 x 53.5 cm (16 1/8 x 21 1/8 inches)
Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 52.039

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Interior of a Tavern in Pompeii

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720-1778
Interior of a Tavern in Pompeii, ca. 1775
Pen and ink on paper
40.8 x 53.5 cm (16 1/8 x 21 1/8 inches)
Gift of Henry D. Sharpe 52.039

  • … – 1884, Collection of Ludwig Hermann Philippi, Hamburg, [b.1848]. Lugt 1335.

    1884, Sale R. Lepke, Berlin on 05/13/1884, Lot 461.

    … – 1919/1920, Albertina, Vienna.

    … Collection of Gustav Nebehay, Vienna.

    … Collection of Max Cassirer, Berlin.

    … Collection of Dr. Kurt Cassirer, Rome and Wetherby, Yorkshire.

    … – 1952, Collection of Dr. Thomas Cassirer, Providence, RI.

    1952, Purchased by Mrs. Henry D. Sharpe from Dr. Thomas Cassirer.

    1952, Gift to the RISD Museum from Mrs. Henry D. Sharpe on 02/05/1952.


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