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A nymph reclining under a tree

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    late 16th century - early 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Carracci, Annibale, born 1560 - died 1609 (artist)
    Campagnola, Domenico, born 1500 - died 1564 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    D.1005-1900

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 267

Physical description

Pen and ink drawing depicting a nymph reclining under a tree, and in the distance another carried off by a faun.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, made)

Date

late 16th century - early 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Carracci, Annibale, born 1560 - died 1609 (artist)
Campagnola, Domenico, born 1500 - died 1564 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 in, Width: 9.125 in

Descriptive line

Copy after Annibale Carracci depicting a nymph reclining under a tree, formerly attributed to Domenico Campagnola. Italian School, ca. late 16th - early 17th century.

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

Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings, Volume Two: 17th-18th Century , London, 1979, p. 32, cat. n. 656

The following is the full text of the entry:

copies after
CARRACCI, ANNIBALE
656
A naked nymph reclining under a tree and in the distance another carried off by a faun
Pen and ink
6 1/2 x 9 1/8 (165 x 232) D.1005-1900
PROVENANCE T. Dimsdale (Lugt 2426, on the back); Dalton Bequest 1900
LITERATURE Dalton Catalogue, p. 12 (ascribed to Domenico Campagnola)

Copy of a drawing by Carracci in the Jabach Collection in the Louvre (engraved in Recueil de 283 estampes, Paris, 1754).
Not illustrated

Materials

Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Fauns; Trees; Nymphs; Nudes; Mythology

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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