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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, Venetian, active 18th century.
Title Portrait of a Musician.
Date First half of the 18th century.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 41 x 31 in.
on canvas.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  Venetian School (18th century) 721-10a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (a) John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia.
Current repository John G. Johnson Collection, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, public.
Attribution history (a) Italian School, Venetian - 1st half 18th c. by Bernard Berenson, 1913. If the painter was not Piazetta himself, it was some contemporary who, like him was a precursor at once of Longhi and Tiepolo.
Subject (a) Before him on an orange drapery, lies open a musical partition on which his right hand rests. His left is on the viol that he holds nearly erect on the table.
Images Publication, Philadelphia, John G. Johnson Collection. John G. Johnson Collection [cat.]. 1913, v.I, p.463, pl.129.
Digital image, 13142.tif publication March 6, 1999.
Sources (a) J.G. Johnson Collection, Bernard Berenson, vol.i, 1913, p.191.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, Venetian, active 18th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Portraits: Men: With hands: With hats: Head to right.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies John G. Johnson Collection (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form Venetian School (18th century), 18th C.

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