4 July 1997
Giovanni Battista Pittoni (1687-1767)
A Bishop Saint blessing the Sick - en grisaille
oil on canvas
15 7/8 x 11¾in. (40.5 x 30cm.)
with Julius Böhler, Munich.
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F. Zava Boccazzi, Pittoni, Venice, 1979, p. 128, no. 58, fig. 359.
A closely corresponding drawing is in the Art Institute of Chicago (Zava Boccazzi, op. cit., p. 207, no. D.1, fig. 358). Franca Zava Boccazzi dates both c. 1735-45. No larger version of the composition is known.
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