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Picaresque Group with a Monkey and a Magpie

A work made of brush and brown gouache and brush and brown wash, with touches of red and brown chalk, heightened with white chalk, over black chalk, on blue laid paper (discolored to pale brownish-gray).
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  • A work made of brush and brown gouache and brush and brown wash, with touches of red and brown chalk, heightened with white chalk, over black chalk, on blue laid paper (discolored to pale brownish-gray).

Date:

1720/25

Artist:

Alessandro Magnasco
Italian, 1667-1749

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Artist

Alessandro Magnasco

Title

Picaresque Group with a Monkey and a Magpie

Origin

Italy

Date

1720–1725

Medium

Brush and brown gouache and brush and brown wash, with touches of red and brown chalk, heightened with white chalk, over black chalk, on blue laid paper (discolored to pale brownish-gray)

Dimensions

478 × 372 mm

Credit Line

Helen Regenstein Collection

Reference Number

1962.586

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