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Inscription

within the drawing, throughout elements of the pavilion at right, brown ink, measurements; lower left margin, graphite: Bibiena Ferdinando; lower center, brown ink: Choischi p[er] Giardino; lower right, brown ink: 255/252 and 8fc; verso, lower center, graphite: Bibiena no 208, and in another hand: 11 [encircled]

Provenance

Francesco Dubini, Milan (Lugt 987a). (sale, Sotheby's London, 7 December 1976, no. 55); Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich; purchased 2007 by NGA.

Exhibition History
1995
Fünfzig italienische Zeichnungen des 16. - 18. Jahrhunderts aus der Stiftung Ratjen, Vaduz, Liechtensteinischen Staatlichen Kunstsammlung, Vaduz, 1995, no. 36.
1996
Italian Drawings from the Ratjen Foundation, Vaduz. The Frick Collection, New York. Bern, 1996: no. 36.
2011
Italian Master Drawings from the Wolfgang Ratjen Collection, 1525-1835, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2011, no. 44.
Bibliography
1978
Ebertshäuser, Heidi. "Die Stiftung Ratjen, Vaduz." Graphische Kunst, Memmingen 10 (1978): 8.