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An angel at the sick bed of a man

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1620-1660 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cano, Alonso, born 19 - died 3 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and watercolour drawing, squared twice in pen and red chalk

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod

  • Museum number:

    E.137-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 293

Physical description

Pen and ink drawing depicting an angel at the sick bed of a man, with the Virgin and Saint above, and a winged monster at the end of the bed. Squared for enlargement.

Place of Origin

Spain (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1620-1660 (made)

Artist/maker

Cano, Alonso, born 19 - died 3 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour drawing, squared twice in pen and red chalk

Dimensions

Height: 9.625 in, Width: 7 in

Object history note

Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod, 1948

Descriptive line

Pen and ink drawing attributed to Alonso Cano depicting an angel at the sick bed of a man, with the Virgin and Saint above, and a winged monster at the end of the bed. Spanish School, ca. mid 17th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957

Materials

Pen and ink; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Sickness; Angels; Monsters; Beds; Religion; Saints

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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