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Drawing - A coronation

A coronation

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    mid 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red chalk drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Ionides Bequest

  • Museum number:

    CAI.407

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case IONIDES, shelf 6, box D

Physical description

Red chalk drawing depicting a coronation with two angels supporting a crown of stars over a figure seated upon clouds and holding up an offering on a dish.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

mid 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Red chalk drawing

Dimensions

Height: 124 mm, Width: 92 mm

Descriptive line

Drawing depicting a coronation. Italian, school unknown, mid 17th century (formerly attributed to Simone Cantarini).

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings. Volume II. 17th-18th century, London, 1979, p. 109

The following is the full text of the entry:

Two angels supporting a crown of stars over a figure seated upon clouds and holding up an offering on a dish
Red chalk
4 7/8 x 3 5/8 (124 x 92) CAI.407
PROVENANCE Ionides Bequest 1901 (Lugt 488)
LITERATURE <i>Ionides Catalogue</i>, p. 11 (attributed to Simone Cantarini)

Materials

Red chalk; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Coronations; Angels

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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