Artist Luigi Gasparini, Italian, 1779-1814
Title
  • Landscape with a Classical Temple, after Claude
Date between late 18th and early 19th century
Medium pen and brown-gray ink and wash with brush and black ink over graphite on buff antique laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 8 9/16 × 11 5/16 inches (21.7 × 28.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR124.2
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: D&C Blauw under an escutcheon (Churchill 329)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, lower right corner: Luigi Gasparini fecit
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper left: 410
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper left center: E.I.R.
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper right: Gasparini
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower right: 124
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower right: 40c-
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, pp. 302-303, no. A52.