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Drawing - St Sebastian framed by a cartouche

St Sebastian framed by a cartouche

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Museum number:

    E.258-1910

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 162

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Dimensions

Length: 183 mm, Width: 121 mm

Descriptive line

Drawing, Design for a cartouche framing a figure of St Sebastian, Italian, early 18th century.

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

Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings Volume II. 17th-18th century, London, 1980, p. 194.

The text is as follows:

SCHOOL UNKNOWN:
early 18th century

1246/1247

Designs (2) for cartouches framing a figure of St Sebastian and St Jerome
Pen and ink and wash
7 ¼ x 4 ¾ (183 x 121) E.258 and 259-1910

PROVENANCE Given by Mrs Robert Low

Formerly catalogued as ‘Dandini’, though there seems to be no good reason for ascribing the drawing to any member of the family. The figure of St Sebastian in no. 1246 has been pricked for transfer.

Materials

Pen and ink; Wash

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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