Detail View: The AMICA Library: Scene in a Ballroom

AMICA ID: 
AIC_.1944.579R
AMICA Library Year: 
2001
Object Type: 
Drawings and Watercolors
Creator Name: 
Guardi, Giovanni Antonio
Creator Nationality: 
European; Southern European; Italian
Creator Role: 
Artist
Creator Dates/Places: 
Italian; 1699-1760
Creator Name-CRT: 
Giovanni Antonio Guardi
Title: 
Il Ridotto
Title Type: 
preferred
Title: 
Il Ridotto (The Masked Ball)
Title Type: 
alternate
Title: 
The Masked Ball
Title Type: 
alternate
Title: 
Scene in a Ballroom
Title Type: 
alternate
View: 
full view
Creation Date: 
=c. 1750 wkg LG
Creation Start Date: 
1740
Creation End Date: 
1760
Materials and Techniques: 
Medium: Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, over black chalk, on ivory laid paperW.mark: YRemarks: Inscription on verso (visible only under ultraviolet light) thought to be signature until JBS argued that it was not authentic
Classification Term: 
Drawing
Classification Term: 
Prints and Drawings
Creation Place: 
Europe,Italy
Dimensions: 
Height: 296 mm., Width: 521 mm.
AMICA Contributor: 
The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: 
Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 
1944.579R
Credit Line: 
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Tiffany and Margaret Blake
Rights: 
Related Image Identifier Link: 
AIC_.D14135.tif