Arcadian Landscape (Quindi per aspro, e faticoso calle si discendea ne la profonda valle (So after a rough and exhausting journey, they descended into a deep valley)

about 1776
Giovanni David (Italian, 1749–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Grasso (Schleier) I57, only state; not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.2 x 46.5 cm (12 11/16 x 18 5/16 in.) Platemark: 23.1 x 32.8 cm (9 1/8 x 12 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1979.132

Medium or Technique

Etching and aquatint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

John Goelet, New York; his gift to the MFA March 14, 1979

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet