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Drawing - The Marriage of St. Catherine

The Marriage of St. Catherine

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    16th - 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Argout (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red chalk, pen and bistre, washed with bistre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.370

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 26

Physical description

The Marriage of St. Catherine; Red chalk, pen and bistre, washed with bistre.

Place of Origin

Germany (possibly, drawn)

Date

16th - 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Argout (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Red chalk, pen and bistre, washed with bistre

Object history note

'No account of this artist can be discovered, excepting the mere mention of the name by Zani in his Enciclopedia Metodica. The drawing is inscribed “Argotz fecit.”'
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.

Descriptive line

Argout (or Argouts); The Marriage of St. Catherine; Red chalk, pen and bistre, washed with bistre; Germany; 16th - 17th 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.

Subjects depicted

Women; Marriage; Cherubs; Children

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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