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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Trotti, Giovanni Battista, born 1555 - died 1619
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1575 - 1607 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Trotti, Giovanni Battista, born 1555 - died 1619 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and sepia

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.287

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 17

Physical description

The Virgin Mary appearing in the clouds to two Saints, a male and female, who both kneel on the ground; Pen and sepia.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)

Date

ca. 1575 - 1607 (made)

Artist/maker

Trotti, Giovanni Battista, born 1555 - died 1619 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and sepia

Dimensions

Height: 16.3 in, Width: 10.8 in

Descriptive line

Trotti, Giovanni Battista; The Virgin Mary appearing in the clouds to two Saints, a male and female, who both kneel on the ground; Pen and sepia; Cremonese School; ca. 1575 - 1607.

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.
Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume I. 14th-16th century, London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1979, p. 168.

The text is as follows:

copy after
TROTTI, GIOVANNI BATISTA

357

Recto The Virgin and child giving a rosary to St Dominic and St Catherine of Siena. (Copy of no. 354 above)
Inscribed in two different hand ‘Malossi’ and ‘Crudo’
Pen and ink
16 ½ x 11 (419 x 280) Dyce 287

Verso Rough sketches of building and other notes
Inscribed in pencil: ‘Sposalitio di Sta Chatarina del P. Car…’ the rest illegible
Partly in red chalk, partly in pen and ink

PROVENANCE J. MacGowan (Lugt 1496); Dyce Bequest 1869

LITERATURE Dyce Catalogue (as Malosso)

The drawing is attached to an old sheet of paper stamped with the mark Lugt 1496 and inscribed in ink ‘M. 91 vida Vasari p. 238. Giov: Bat: Trotti…Malosso’.

Materials

Pen; Sepia

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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