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Mars and Cupid

A work made of pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk, on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory laid card.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk, on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory laid card.

Date:

c. 1550

Artist:

Luca Cambiaso
Italian, 1527-1585

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Luca Cambiaso

Title

Mars and Cupid

Origin

Italy

Date

1545–1555

Medium

Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk, on buff laid paper, laid down on ivory laid card

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto on mount, at lower left, in graphite: "MichAnglo Buonaroti" [sic]; verso, upper center on mount, in pen and red ink: "Lot 687"

Dimensions

264 × 138 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.519

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