By George Goldner and Lee Hendrix with Kelly Pask
The Getty Museum’s choice of drawings was once all started in 1981 with the acquisition of a Rembrandt nude and has due to the fact develop into a tremendous repository of eu works from the 15th throughout the 19th century. As within the first quantity dedicated to the gathering (published in 1988 in English and Italian editions), the textual content is equipped first by means of nationwide college, then alphabetically by way of artist, with person works prepared chronologically. desk of Contents Foreword John Walsh Preface And Acknowledgments George R. Goldner Plates Italian college (Nos. 1–51) French tuition (Nos. 52–80) Flemish university (Nos. 81–89) Dutch tuition (Nos. 90–112) principal eu tuition (Nos. 113–142) British institution (Nos. 143–144) Artists’ Biographies Addenda to eu Drawings 1 (1988) checklist of Artists
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PROVENANCE: Marquis de Lagoy, Aix-en-Provence; Thomas Dimsdale, London; Sir Thomas Lawrence, London; Lord Francis Egerton, first earl of Ellesmere, London; by descent to the sixth duke of Sutherland, London (sale, Sotheby's, London, July n, 1972, lot 32);John R. Gaines, Lexington, Kentucky (sale, Sotheby's, New York, November 17, 1986, lot 12). EXHIBITIONS: The Lawrence Gallery, Sixth Exhibition, Woodburn's Gallery, London, 1836, no. 87; Drawings by Old Masters, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1953, no.
7; R. Wittkower, Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque, 3rd ed. , 1981), p. 267, under no. 80(5); J. Roberts, Master Drawings in the Royal Collection from Leonardo da Vinci to the Present Day, exh. cat. (Queen's Gallery, London, 1986), p. 116, under no. 86. 28 ITALIAN SCHOOL • BERNINI IN 1652-53 BERNINI SENT DRAWINGS TO DUKE FRANcesco I d'Este to be made into fountains for his palace at Sassuolo. The Museum's drawing was developed into a terra-cotta modello (Modena, Galleria Estense) and then into the stucco fountain in the central niche of the palace.
PROVENANCE: Sale, Christie's, London, July 2, 1985, lot 68; art market, London. EXHIBITIONS: None. BIBLIOGRAPHY: None. 24 ITALIAN SCHOOL • BACICCIO THIS DRAWING WAS MADE BY BACICCIO AS A PREPA- ratory study for his painting of the Adoration of the Shepherds in Santa Maria del Carmine, Fermo, executed circa 1672. There is another drawing that may be related to the same altarpiece (Diisseldorf, Kunstmuseum inv. FP 1877). The latter shows the Virgin slightly to the left of the center of the composition, with Joseph at the left side.