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Drawing - Recto: The Angel Conducting Lot and His Family from the Burning City of Sodom
  • Recto: The Angel Conducting Lot and His Family from the Burning City of Sodom
    Diepenbeck, Abraham Jansz. van, born 1596 - died 1675
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Recto: The Angel Conducting Lot and His Family from the Burning City of Sodom

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    17th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Diepenbeck, Abraham Jansz. van, born 1596 - died 1675 (manner of)
    Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (formerly attributed to)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.515

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 24

Physical description

Two studies. Angels conducting Lot and his daughters from the burning city; on the reverse another study of the same subject; Drawing in black chalk, on paper.

Place of Origin

Belgium (possibly, drawn)

Date

17th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Diepenbeck, Abraham Jansz. van, born 1596 - died 1675 (manner of)
Rubens, Peter Paul, born 1577 - died 1640 (formerly attributed to)

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s inv. no.), 515; on verso, at lower left, in brown ink, P... (illegible).

Inscribed on old washed mount, in brown ink: at centre, possibly by Thomas Hudson, Rubens; on the right, in another hand, Vide the back; and inside inner margin of old mount (behind sheet), at bottom right, Formerly in the collns; of the Thos. Hudson / Sr Josa Reynolds; numbered at left, 22; and at right, in a nineteenth-century hand, in pencil (with the original Dyce inv. no.), 234; and on verso of mount, at lower right, in graphite (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.), 515.

Dimensions

Height: 177 mm, Width: 226 mm

Object history note

Thomas Hudson (1701–99), London (L. 2432); Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723–92), London (L. 2364); Rev. Alexander Dyce (1798–1869), London, by whom bequeathed to the museum (L. Suppl. 153b), 1869.

Descriptive line

Drawing Recto: 'The Angel Conducting Lot and His Family from the Burning City of Sodom', Verso: 'Lot and Two Daughters Fleeing from the City of Zoar', manner of Abraham van Diepenbeeck, Flemish School, black chalk, 17th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum (London, 2014), vol. II, cat. 473, p.402

Materials

Black chalk; Paper

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Angels

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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