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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2001.55
People
Giuseppe Chiari, Italian (Lucca or Rome, Italy 1654 - 1727 Rome, Italy)
Title
The Contest of Apollo and Pan
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th-18th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/174317
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black chalk on off-white antique laid paper
Dimensions
28 x 14 cm (11 x 5 1/2 in.)
mount: 30.2 x 16.2 cm (11 7/8 x 6 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: lower right, black ink, stamp: L. 513 [Count Gelossi, Turin, late 18th c]
  • collector's mark: lower left, purple ink, stamp: L. 3529 (Nicos Dhikeos, Cyprus 1899 - 1987 Lyon)
Provenance
Count ? Gelossi, Turin (L. 513). Active late 18th century. See the appendix by Aidan Weston-Lewis in Raphael: The Pursuit of Perfectoin, National Galleries of Scotland, 1994, pp. 129-131.
Nicos Dhikeos.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift in memory of George M. A. Hanfmann and G. Wallace Woodworth
Accession Year
2001
Object Number
2001.55
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
The mount has a double framing line in black ink. The drawing has been affixed to the present mount since the late 18th century, as a collector's mark of that time embossed the mount when it was applied to the drawing.

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