Antonio Pietro Francesco Zucchi A.R.A (Venice 1726-1795 Rome)
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Antonio Pietro Francesco Zucchi A.R.A (Venice 1726-1795 Rome)

An Italian seaport

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Antonio Pietro Francesco Zucchi A.R.A (Venice 1726-1795 Rome)
An Italian seaport
signed 'Zucchi'
pen and brown ink, brown and grey wash heightened with white, watermark D & I Blauw
17 ¾ x 15 in. (45.2 x 37.8 cm.)
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Lot Essay

A study with differences for An Italian Seaport, a picture signed and dated 1771 at Harewood (T. Borenius, Catalogue of the pictures and drawings at Harewood House and elsewhere in the collection of the Earl of Harewood, Oxford, 1936, no. 77, fig. XXX). The painting is part of a series of four Italian views by Zucchi that were commissioned by Edwin Lascelles, Lord Harewood, in 1771 for the Music Room, where the paintings are still on display to this day.

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