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Giuseppe Ortolano

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Inscription

Inscribed in pen and brown ink below on original mount, "Giuseppe Ortolano del Sig. Card e Passionei"; upper right "40". Leaf 40 from volume 1, part 1 of three volumes executed in Rome and Naples.

Provenance

Spanish Royal Collection; Duke of Wellington; R.M. Light & Co.; Helen and Paul (b. 1902, Boston) Bernat; acquired October 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Bernat

early 18th century

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.6 x 20 cm (10 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1985.734

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink over black chalk on cream laid paper, laid down on a decorated mount

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