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Study for the Purification of the Virgin

A work made of red and black chalk with stumping, and incising, over pen and brown ink, on ivory laid paper, squared in black chalk.
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  • A work made of red and black chalk with stumping, and incising, over pen and brown ink, on ivory laid paper, squared in black chalk.

Date:

c. 1577

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Naldini
Italian, 1537-1591

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Battista Naldini

Title

Study for the Purification of the Virgin

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1575–1579

Medium

Red and black chalk with stumping, and incising, over pen and brown ink, on ivory laid paper, squared in black chalk

Inscriptions

Inscribed, recto, upper center, along central column, in red chalk: "C•15..C•b 1-14"; lower left, on former mount: "Batista / Naldini / Pasigniano"

Dimensions

40.9 × 27.2 cm (16 1/8 × 10 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Searle Bent

Reference Number

1993.193

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