Alberto Martini – Hop-Frog

Alberto Martini (Oderzo 1876-Milan 1954) Hop-Frog 1907 Pen and India ink on paper, 251 x 180 mm Signed in pen lower centre: A. MARTINI.; title in pen lower centre: HOP-FROG; Dated on the back in pencil: 1907; stamped: Galleria d’Arte Spotorno Milano Provenance: Saronno, Tischer collection; Rome, private collection Provenienza: Saronno, collezione Tischer; Roma, collezione…

Alberto Martini – Portrait of Vittorio Pica

Alberto Martini (Oderzo 1876-Milan 1954) Portrait of Vittorio Pica 1912 Pen and India ink on paper, with traces of light green, blue and brown watercolour, 675 x 535 mm Signed in pen lower left: ALBERTO MARTINI and dated lower right: ROMA. INVERNO 1912; title in pen lower centre: VITTORIO PICA On the back, label: Galleria…

Alberto Martini – Some Words with a Mummy

Alberto Martini (Oderzo 1876-Milan 1954) Some Words with a Mummy 1908 Pen and Indian ink on paper, 354 x 254 mm Signed and dated in pen, on the border, lower left: ALBERTO. MARTINI / 1908 and in pencil beneath to the right: A. Martini; title in pen lower centre: PETITE DISCUSSION AVEC UNE MOMIE; inscription…

Alberto Martini – The Holy Thorns

Alberto Martini (Oderzo 1876-Milan 1954) The Holy Thorns 1897 China pen on paper, affixed to paper support, 158 x 345 mm Signed and dated lower right on title block: AMartini 97; signed, dated and inscribed on the support, lower left to right, in pen: “ALBERTO MARTINI. 1897. | LE SPINE SANTE | “IL POEMA DEL…

Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot – Grenadier Ă  la Grecque

Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot (Lione 1727-Marore (Parma) 1801) Grenadier Ă  la Grecque 1771 Brown watercolored ink pen on paper, 315 x 250 mm, within coeval Parma frame Provenance: Parma, private collection The drawing, preparatory for one of the etching engraved by Benigno Bossi for the famous Mascarade Ă  la Grecque, emblematically testifies to the spread of the…

Giuseppe Bossi – Aeneas wears his arms rushing into the vain defense of Troy, by now fallen

Giuseppe Bossi (Busto Arsizio 1777-Milan 1815)  Aeneas wears his arms rushing into the vain defense of Troy, by now fallen 1795-1800 circa  Pencil, brownish ink pen, grey ink watercolor on paper, 352 x 480 mm On the verso traces of pencil  Provenance: Italy, private collection In dialogue with the models of Canova’s reliefs of Virgilian subjects, during his study sojourn in Rome, the painter-poet verifies the expressive possibilities of the subject of history in relation…

Galliari: gran tempio

Fabrizio Galliari – Great temple dedicated to Bacchus

Fabrizio Galliari (Andorno Micca (BIella) 1709 – Treviglio 1790) Fabrizio Galliari – Great temple dedicated to Bacchus • 1771 matita, matita, penna e acquerello su carta, studio di quadro scenico per Andromeda, dramma per musica di Giuseppe Colla, libretto di Vittorio Amedeo Cigna-Santi, rappresentato al Teatro Regio di Torino nel 1771, c130 t. XI

galliari: scenografia colonnato

Fabrizio Galliari – Atrium of Columns in front of the Temple

Fabrizio Galliari (Andorno Micca (BIella) 1709 – Treviglio 1790) Fabrizio Galliari – Atrium of Columns in front of the Temple • 1771 matita, penna e acquerello su carta, studio di quadro scenico per L’Olimpiade, dramma per musica su libretto di Pietro Metastasio, musica di Francesco Bianchi, rappresentato al Regio Ducal Teatro di Milano nel 1771,…