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Inscription

Inscribed across the bottom in pen and ink: OPERE ITALIANE RAPRESENTATE IN AUGUSTA,/disegnati da Giouanni Esaia Nilson:Pittore. Dated in the central cartouche: 1746/1747

Provenance

Private collection, France. (Galerie Sabrina Förster, Düsseldorf); NGA purchase in 2004.



Exhibition History
2008
Medieval to Modern: Recent Acquisitions of Drawings, Prints, and Illustrated Books, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2008, no. 68.
Bibliography
2004
Galerie Sabrina Förster. Meisterzeichnungen 17.-19. Jahrhundert. Düsseldorf, 2004: no. 8.