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Inscription

lower left in pen and brown ink: Gran piazza Romana. Geneve 1783 Giusepino; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 12

Provenance

Giovanni Piancastelli, Rome (Lugt 2078a); Seiferheld and Co., New York; William B. O'Neal [1907-1994], Charlottesville, VA, October 1971; gift to NGA, 1991.

Exhibition History
1973
Master Drawings from the Collection of William B. O'Neal, Walter Cecil Rawls Museum, Courtland, VA and tour, 1973-75.
1993
Drawings from the O'Neal Collection. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1993, 21.
1996
Drawings from the O'Neal Collection, Georgia Museum of Art, The University of Georgia, Athens, 4 May-16 June, 1996.
Bibliography
1975
"Drawings for Theater and Architecture: A Special View of a Noted Virginia Collection of Master Drawings," Arts in Virginia, 15 (Spring 1975), 2.