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Drawing - The Escape of Lot
  • The Escape of Lot
    Salviati, Francesco, born 1510 - died 1563
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The Escape of Lot

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. mid 16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Salviati, Francesco, born 1510 - died 1563 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink, on salmon-coloured paper, heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.165

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 16

Physical description

The Escape of Lot; Destroying angels are seen above the doomed city, while others on the right are conducting the family to a place of safety, all but Lot's wife, who has already met her fate; Pen and ink, on salmon-coloured paper, heightened with white.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, drawn)

Date

ca. mid 16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Salviati, Francesco, born 1510 - died 1563 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink, on salmon-coloured paper, heightened with white

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 in, Width: 7.7 in

Object history note

Collections-Jonathan Richardson, senior, and Ralph Udney.

Descriptive line

Rossi, Francesco (Il Salviati); The Escape of Lot; Destroying angels above the doomed city, while others are conducting the family to a place of safety. Lot's wife has already met her fate; Pen and ink, on salmon-coloured paper, heightened with white; Italian; ca. mid 16th 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.

Materials

Pen and ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Man; Woman; Angels

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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