5 December 2006
Attributed to Domenico Bernardo Zilotti (Borso 1730-1795)
An extensive landscape with a tree in the foreground
black chalk, pen and brown ink (minor gall losses), watermark imperial eagle with CB, a trefoil and a floral device
11¼ x 15½ in. (284 x 395 mm.)
Purchased from Tregaskis, 13 May 1921 (3 guineas).
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A drawing by Zilotti of similar technique likewise inspired by Marco Ricci's landscape etchings, is at Budapest (I. Fenyo and G. Fiocco, Disegni Veneti del Museo di Budapest, exhib. cat., Fondazione Cini, Venice, 1965, no. 59).
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