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The Adoration of the Shepherds

A work made of pen and brown ink, with white heightening, on ivory laid paper prepared with rust-brown wash, partially incised for transfer.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with white heightening, on ivory laid paper prepared with rust-brown wash, partially incised for transfer.

Date:

1611/12

Artist:

Ludovico Carracci
Italian, 1555-1619

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Lodovico Carracci

Title

The Adoration of the Shepherds

Place

Bologna (Artist's nationality)

Date

1611–1612

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with white heightening, on ivory laid paper prepared with rust-brown wash, partially incised for transfer

Inscriptions

Inscribed on former mount: "S.B. 85"

Dimensions

27.6 × 27.4 cm (10 7/8 × 10 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Kate Ganz in honor of Laura M. Giles

Reference Number

2000.441

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