The Men of Ithaca Separated by Athena in the Guise of Mentor

about 1800
Artist Felice Giani (Italian, 1758–1823)


Dimensions

Overall: 41 x 55.7cm (16 1/8 x 21 15/16 in.) Framed: 79.7 x 91.4 cm (31 3/8 x 36 in.)

Accession Number

2001.550

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash over graphite pencil

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Recto at left in graphite pencil: 117
Verso at right in graphite pencil: 8 [in a double circle]
Verso at right in graphite pencil: 21 [in a circle]
Verso lower right in blue pencil: 3000
Verso lower center in graphite pencil: Felice Giani ...[illegible]

Markings

Verso lower right stamped in blue ink-- an unidentified mark: square containing a star and a halo [?]

Provenance

Hill-Stone, Inc., New York; sold by them to a private collector, London, England; repurchased by Hill-Stone, Inc.; from whom purchased by MFA, September 2001.

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund