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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.300
People
Giuseppe Bernardino Bison, Italian (Palmanova 1762 - 1844 Milan)
Title
Ugolino and His Sons; verso: Sketch of a Male Figure
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
18th-19th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/101783
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black ink, gray wash, traces of white chalk over black chalk on gray wove paper, with framing lines in graphite; verso: black chalk
Dimensions
18.5 x 25.3 cm (7 5/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, lower left, red ink: G inside a square (Heinz Grunert, Germany (d. 1997), not in Lugt)
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: Bernardino Bison / .1762 _ Palmanova / + 1844 - Mailand
Provenance
Heinz Grunert, Germany (d. 1997)
Alexander B.V. Johnson and Roberta J.M. Olson, New York, NY, Gift to HUAM, 2002.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Roberta J. M. Olson and Alexander B. V. Johnson
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.300
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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