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Portrait of Giovanni Battista Piazzetta

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Inscription

In plate, lower left: Ioannes Baptista Piazzetta Venetus Pinxit In plate, lower right: Marcus Pitteri Sculpsit C.P. In plate, below: Joannis Baptistae Piazzetta Pictoris eximii nuper fato functi / Effigiem hanc Immortalitati dicat Marcus Pitteri. Verso, lower left, in graphite pencil: 72068 Verso, lower right, in graphite pencil: 070109

Provenance

Pia Gallo (New York); from whom purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Thomas E. Rassieur Fund

1754

Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 105, Nagler 4, Ruggeri (1983) 82

Dimensions

Platemark: 45.9 x 35.2 cm (18 1/16 x 13 7/8 in.) Sheet: 48.4 x 37.7 cm (19 1/16 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2008.685

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