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A Venetian Legacy – An Italian Private Collection

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Attributed to Pietro Longhi
VENICE 1701- 1785
PORTRAIT OF A MAN IN A GREEN JACKET

Provenance

With Alessandro Orsi, Milan, until at least 1974.

Exhibited

Milan, Galleria Carlo Orsi, Pietro Longhi, 24 dipinti da collezioni private, 7 - 21 May 1993, no. 10.

Literature

T. Pignatti, Pietro Longhi: l'opera completa, Venice 1968, p. 91, reproduced pl. 259 (in this, and the following literature, as Pietro Longhi);
T. Pignatti, Pietro Longhi, Paintings and drawings, London 1969, p. 79, reproduced fig. 259;
T. Pignatti, L'opera completa di Pietro Longhi, Milan 1974, p. 102, no. 203, reproduced.

Catalogue Note

Pignatti writes that this portrait is stylistically similar to Longhi's series of portraits of members of the Querini Family, dated to 1772, today divided between the Museum of Algiers, the Cailleux collection and a private collection.1

1. See Pignatti 1968, p. 91, pl. 256-258.

A Venetian Legacy – An Italian Private Collection

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