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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790-1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cammarano, Giuseppe, born 1766 - died 1850 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash drawing

  • Museum number:

    9095

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 263

Physical description

Pen and ink drawing depicting a youth standing beside an altar receiving a sword from a woman or goddess, possibly Hannibal swearing eternal hostility to Rome.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1790-1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Cammarano, Giuseppe, born 1766 - died 1850 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash drawing

Descriptive line

Pen and ink drawing by Giuseppe Cammarano depicting a youth standing beside an altar receiving a sword from a woman or goddess, possibly Hannibal swearing eternal hostility to Rome. Italy, ca. 1790-1840.

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

Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume II. 17th-18th century, London, 1979, p. 120.

The following is the full text of the entry:

CAMMARANO, GIUSEPPE
(1766-1850)
944
Scene from classical history or mythology: a youth standing beside an altar receiving a sword from a woman or goddess; behind him, with his hand on the youth’s shoulder, a man or god, nude except for a helmet and a short cloak; possibly Hannibal swearing eternal hostility to Rome
Pen and ink and wash
6 3/8 x 8 5/8 (162 x 219) 9095
PROVENANCE Bought 1880

Materials

Pen and ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawing; Wash

Subjects depicted

Goddess; Mythology; Swords; Altars; Oaths

Categories

Drawings; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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