Artist Luigi Gasparini, Italian, 1779-1814
  • Classical Landscape with a City
Date between late 18th and early 19th century
Medium pen and black ink and gray wash over a preliminary drawing in graphite on buff wove paper
Dimensions Sheet: 15 3/16 × 12 9/16 inches (38.6 × 31.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR123.1
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in purple, verso, lower center: Peoli (Lugt 2020)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso: lower edge: 43c- and 123A
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower center: no title
J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA);
May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) no. 281.
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 303, no. A53.