Saint John the Baptist

A work made of pen and brown iron gall ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with touches of white gouache, on cream laid paper.

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  • A work made of pen and brown iron gall ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with touches of white gouache, on cream laid paper.

Date:

second half of the 16th century

Artist:

After Francesco Francia
Italian, c. 1450–1517

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Francesco Francia

Title

Saint John the Baptist

Origin

Italy

Date

1551–1599

Medium

Pen and brown iron gall ink, with brush and brown wash, heightened with touches of white gouache, on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, upper right, in pen and black ink: “7 [?]”; verso, lower center, in graphite: “Solario “; lower left, in graphite: “S. I XX”

Dimensions

140 x 109 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Searle Bent

Reference Number

2018.728

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