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Drawing - St. Francis receiving the infant Christ from the Virgin
  • St. Francis receiving the infant Christ from the Virgin
    Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585
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St. Francis receiving the infant Christ from the Virgin

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1550-1585 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Very slight drawing in pen and bistre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.335

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 39

Physical description

St. Francis receiving the infant Christ from the Virgin; he kneels at her feet, an angel stands in front of him; Very slight drawing in pen and bistre.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)

Date

ca. 1550-1585 (made)

Artist/maker

Cambiaso, Luca, born 1527 - died 1585 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Very slight drawing in pen and bistre

Dimensions

Height: 6.8 in, Width: 4.2 in

Object history note

Collection - Sir Joshua Reynolds.

Descriptive line

Cambiaso, Luca; St. Francis receiving the infant Christ from the Virgin; he kneels at her feet, an angel stands in front of him; Very slight drawing in pen and bistre; Genoese School; ca. 1550-1585.

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 II. 17th-18th century, London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1980, p. 187.

The text is as follows:

BOLOGNA: early 18th century

1202

St Francis receiving the Infant Christ from the Virgin
Pen and ink
6 ¾ x 4 1/8 (171 x 104) Dyce 335

PROVENANCE Sir J. Reynolds (Lugt 2364); Dyce Bequest 1869

LITERATURE Dyce Catalogue no. 335 (as by Cambiaso)

Not by Cambiaso. Reminiscent of Donato Creti: compare nos. 995-98.

Materials

Pen; Bistre

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Angel

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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