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Photo: Paul Macapia


mid 18th century

Gaspare Traversi

Italian, 1732-1769

Oil on canvas
22 3/4 x 18 1/2 in. (57.79 x 46.99 cm)
Gift of Jacob M. Heimann
Provenance: (Said to have been with Arnold Seligmann, Rey & Co.?); [Jacob Heimann, Beverly Hills, CA, to 1950]; gift from Mr. Heimann to Seattle Art Museum, April 17, 1950
Photo: Paul Macapia
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryHardford, Connecticut, Wadsworth Athenaeum, "Renaissance and Baroque Art," 1950

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Renaissance and Baroque Art," 1950

Vancouver, British Columbia, "Baroque Paintings," 1952

Tacoma, Washington, The Broadway Gallery, "Old Master Paintings," 1958

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, "Documents International: Eleven Heads Are Better than One: Sixth Graders Connect with SAM", April 1, 1999 - April 2, 2000

Stuttgart, Germany, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, "Heiterkeit im Schatten: Gaspare Traversi (1722-1770)," July 19 - November 16, 2003 (illus. in ex. pamphlet)

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