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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, born 1598 - died 1680
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1620-1680 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, born 1598 - died 1680 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and bistre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.352

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 2, shelf H, box 6

Physical description

Design for the interior of a church, with the 'Descent of the Holy Ghost' introduced: four bishops support the Papal arms near the altar; Pen and bistre.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)

Date

ca. 1620-1680 (made)

Artist/maker

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, born 1598 - died 1680 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and bistre

Dimensions

Height: 13.5 in, Width: 9.6 in

Descriptive line

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo; Design for the interior of a church, with the 'Descent of the Holy Ghost' introduced: four bishops support the Papal arms near the altar; Pen and bistre; Neapolitan School; ca. 1620-1680.

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 Two: 17th-18th Century , London, 1979, p.23 , cat. n. 630

The following is the full text of the entry:

copy after
BERNINI, GIOVANNI LORENZO

630
View of the cathedra in St Peter's Rome; incomplete in the lower right corner Inscribed on the mount in ink in an old hand 'Bernini'
Pen and ink and wash
13 ½ x 9 5/8 (342 X 245) Dyce 352
PROVENANCE Dyce Bequest 1869
LITERATURE Dyce Catalogue no. 352 (as by Bernini)
Probably a late 17th century drawing.
Not illustrated

Materials

Pen; Bistre

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Bishops; Altar; Papal arms

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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