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Study for "The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew"

A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper, edge mounted under blue wove paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper, edge mounted under blue wove paper.

Date:

1635/36

Artist:

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino
Italian, 1591-1666

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Guercino

Title

Study for "The Martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew"

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1635–1636

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper, edge mounted under blue wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, lower right, on mount, in graphite: "Guercino"

Dimensions

29.7 × 20.4 cm (11 3/4 × 8 1/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marie Louise Pritchard

Reference Number

1960.832

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