5 December 2006
Giuseppe Bernardino Bison (Palmanova 1762-1844 Milan)
A Venetian loggia
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown and pink wash
8 x 11 7/8 in. (204 x 301 mm.)
Purchased from Parsons, November 1913 (2 guineas).
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London, Matthiesen Gallery, French Drawings, 1938, no. 73 (as Granet).
London, Royal Academy, Landscapes in French Art, 1950, no. 544 (as Granet).
London, Royal Academy, The Paul Oppé Collection, 1958, no. 344 (as Granet).
The attribution to Bison was first suggested by Sir Karl Parker and Hans Calmann.
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