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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1510 - 1534 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Correggio (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red chalk, heightened with white.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.271

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 14

Physical description

Recumbent figure of an angel, forming a portion of a design for the centre of a cornice or frieze; Red chalk, heightened with white.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)

Date

ca. 1510 - 1534 (made)

Artist/maker

Correggio (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Red chalk, heightened with white.

Dimensions

Height: 2.8 in, Width: 6.8 in

Object history note

Collections - Prosper Henri Lanckrinck, Sir Peter Lely, Jonathan Richardson, and Arthur Pond.

Descriptive line

Correggio; Recumbent figure of an angel, forming a portion of a design for the centre of a cornice or frieze; Red chalk, heightened with white; Parmesan School; ca. 1510-1534.

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

Red chalk

Techniques

Drawing; Heightening

Subjects depicted

Angel

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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