Faith Overcoming Heresy (recto); Tracing after Faith Overcoming Heresy (verso)
Italy (Artist's nationality:)
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Pen and black ink, watercolor, and brush and gray wash, with traces of black chalk (recto), and graphite (verso), on ivory laid paper
54.2 × 39.5 cm (21 3/8 × 15 9/16 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William O. Hunt
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Terisio Pignatti, I Disegni Veneziani del Settecento (Treviso, 1965), pp. 123, 215-16 (ill.).
Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh, Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), pp. 90-91, no. 149, pl. 160.
Harold Joachim, Italian Drawings of the 18th and 19th Centuries and Spanish Drawings of the 17th Through 19th Centuries (Chicago, 1980), no. 1E7
Chicago, The Racquet Club, “Sale of Master Drawings from Five Centuries,” 1963, cat. 96.
International Exhibitions Foundation, “Venetian Drawings,” 1974-1975, cat. 115; traveled to Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, Fort Worth Tex.,The Kimbell Art Museum, and the St. Louis Art Museum.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “151 Italian Drawings from The Art Institute of Chicago,” 1979-1980, cat. 149, cat. by Harold Joachim and Suzanne Folds McCullagh; traveled to Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art.
Washington DC, The National Gallery of Art, “Italian Drawings 1780-1880,” March 16, 1980-May 11, 1980; traveled to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, July 11-September 7, 1980, and San Francisco, the California Palace of the Legion of Honor, November 8, 1980-January 4, 1981.
London, Royal Academy of Arts, “Art in the Eighteenth Century: The Glory of Venice,” September 15-December 14, 1994, pp. 357 and 471, cat. 250 (ill.); Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art, January 29-April 23, 1995.
Paul Joseph Sachs (1878-1965), Cambridge, Mass. [his stamp (Lugt 2091), verso, lower center, in black]. Sold by Victor Spark (died 1991), New York, to the Art Institute, 1963.
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