Claudi (Blind Guitar Player), from the suite of Florentine Street Characters

Carlo Lasinio, Italian, 1759 - 1838

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about 1790

Mezzotint and etching on paper

Complete set (12) of proof impressions

Overall: 15 3/8 × 10 1/4 in. (39 × 26 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Jean and Adolph Weil Jr. 1935 Fund, the Julia L. Whittier Fund, and the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2010.42.10

Publisher

Società calcografica, Florence

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

In image, lower left: CLAUDI; in plate, bottom left: Lasinio disegni e incise dal vero; in plate, bottom center: In Firenze presso la Società Cliografica; in plate, bottom right: Gaeto: [o superscript] Calamandrei impresse à Colori.

Course History

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue, Images of Disability, Maeve McBride, Dartmouth Class of 2020, Conroy Intern, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 9–December 19, 2021.

Published References

Paola Cassinelli Lazzeri, Carlo Lasinio: incisioni, Gabinetto disegni e stampe degli Uffizi, 90, Florence: Leo S. Olschki, 2004, 52-55, no. XIV. Paola Cassinelli Lazeri, "Temi caricaturali nella produczione incisoria di Carlo Lasinio," Critica d'arte 55, nos.2-3 (April-September 1990: 66-73. Hans Wolfgang Singer, "Der Vierfarbendruck in der Gefolgschaft Jacob Christoffel le Blons mit Oeuvre-Verzeichnissen der Familie Gautier Dagoty, J. Roberts, J. Ladmirals und C. Lasinios," Monatshefte fur Kunstwissenschaft 10 (1917): 177-99, 281-292, 301-314; and 11 (1918): 52-73, esp. 62-63, nos.12-26.

Provenance

James A. Bergquist, Newton Centre, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2010.

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