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Christ on the Cross: Study for the Crucifixion with Saints

A work made of pen and iron gall ink on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory wove paper.
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  • A work made of pen and iron gall ink on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory wove paper.

Date:

1624/25

Artist:

Guercino
Italian, 1591-1666

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Guercino

Title

Christ on the Cross: Study for the Crucifixion with Saints

Origin

Italy

Date

1624–1625

Medium

Pen and iron gall ink on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso (possibly in Guercino's own hand), across bottom, in pen and brown ink: "Ricordo p[er] comprare un terzo unzio di [...] /oltra mare che sia bello e sopra il [...]/cotile p [er] lavorare in un rame piccolo/in un panno della Madona dal/ [...] R.A. Padre don Marcho da/ Venecia pro [vedi]dore di detto [...] in Santa Maria al Va [...] à Ferrara"; verso, upper center, on mount, in pen and brown ink: "Francesco Barbieri detto il Guercino"

Dimensions

258 × 174 mm

Credit Line

The Charles Deering Collection

Reference Number

1927.7754

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