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Study for a Ceiling Decoration, with Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well (recto); Study for a Ceiling Decoration (verso)

A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, on cream laid paper, squared in graphite and red chalk (recto and verso).
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, on cream laid paper, squared in graphite and red chalk (recto and verso).

Date:

1569/73

Artist:

Giorgio Vasari
Italian, 1511-1574

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giorgio Vasari

Title

Study for a Ceiling Decoration, with Rebecca and Eliezer at the Well (recto); Study for a Ceiling Decoration (verso)

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1569–1573

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, on cream laid paper, squared in graphite and red chalk (recto and verso)

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, upper left (inverted), in pen and brown ink: "Fontana Prospero"; inscribed verso, upper left, in graphite (in Gurley hand): "P. Fontana / 1512-1597"; center right, in pen and brown ink: "F"; lower center, in pen and black ink (in Gurley hand): "Prospero Fontana 1512-1597"

Dimensions

36.3 × 23.7 cm (14 5/16 × 9 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.42

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