The Sacrifice of Pelias to Neptune

A work made of pen and black ink and brush and gray wash, heightened with white gouache, over black chalk, on blue laid paper, squared in black chalk.

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  • A work made of pen and black ink and brush and gray wash, heightened with white gouache, over black chalk, on blue laid paper, squared in black chalk.

Date:

1584

Artist:

Agostino Carracci
Italian, 1557–1602

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Artist

Agostino Carracci

Title

The Sacrifice of Pelias to Neptune

Origin

Italy

Date

1584

Medium

Pen and black ink and brush and gray wash, heightened with white gouache, over black chalk, on blue laid paper, squared in black chalk

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower center, in brush and brown ink: “Macc…”

Dimensions

424 x 566 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Jean and Steven Goldman

Reference Number

2018.798

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