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Ascension of St. Paul the Hermit (?)
Ascension of St. Paul the Hermit (?)
Attrib. To:
Date:
16th–17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
R:Pen And Brown Ink And Brown Wash Over Black Chalk With Red Chalk Squaring On Laid Paper Mounted On Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 400 x 255 mm (15 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.) irregular
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no. 15, Hellman no. 311 as“Lion with an Aureole” by an identified Italian artist (“though left unascribed..evidently one of the notable Italian masters” (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Suggested attributions from old file sheet and the mat):
Michael Brunner (see 1978 cat. below) suggests circle of Domenico Piola;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): Agostino Carracci or someone close to him. “Good drawing.”;
M.N. (on the mat, 1991); Domenico Piola.

Accession Number:
1963.24.224
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Pomona College Baroque, 1966;
Santa Barbara Museum of Art,The Christian Inspiration, 1978, exh. cat. ed. Alfred Moir, no. 33, p. 23. (entry by Michael Brunner as Circle of Domenico Piola).

man carried up to heaven, surrounded by angels, large group of people below around a sleeping lion