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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Zuccarelli, Francesco, born 1702 - died 1788
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Zuccarelli, Francesco, born 1702 - died 1788 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    drawn in distemper colours

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.697

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 19

Physical description

Landscape, with forest trees on the right, and a mountainous distance; a beggar woman directing a traveller in the foreground; Drawn in distemper colours.

Place of Origin

England (possibly, drawn)

Date

18th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Zuccarelli, Francesco, born 1702 - died 1788 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

drawn in distemper colours

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 in, Width: 6.8 in

Descriptive line

Zuccarelli, Francesco; Landscape, forest trees on the right and a mountainous distance; a beggar woman directing a traveller in the foreground; Drawn in distemper colours; English School; 18th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume II. 17th-18th century, London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1980, p. 199.

The text is as follows:

SCHOOL UNKNOWN:
mid 18th century

1274

Landscape with figures standing on a road
Pen and ink, with gouache and water-colour
3 ¾ x 6 7/8 (95 x 174) Dyce 697

PROVENANCE Dyce Bequest 1869

LITERATURE Dyce Catalogue no. 697 (as by Francesco Zuccarelli)

The attribution to Zuccarelli has been kept till lately, but it is incompatable with the style and quality of the drawing.

Materials

Paper; Distemper

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Trees; Landscapes (representations); Beggar; Woman; Traveller; Mountains

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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