Basana (Seated Elderly Woman with Flowers and Rosary), 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

2010.42.8

Publisher

Società calcografica, Florence

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

In image, lower left: BASANA; in plate, bottom left: Lasinio dis: e inc: dal vero; in plate, bottom center: In Fire [e superscript] presso la Società Calcografica; in plate, bottom right: Geto: [o superscript] Calamandrei impres:e [e superscript] a Colori.

Course History

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

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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