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Virgin and Child with St. Roch
Virgin and Child with St. Roch
Attrib. To:
Date:
18th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Gray-black Ink And Gray Wash On Laid Paper Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 451 x 295 mm (17 3/4 x 11 5/8 in.)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no. 17, Hellman no. 167 as “Saint Roche and the Lazars” by Pietro Testa (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 and mat :
Former (i.e. Cogswell) attribution to Pietro Testa;
Harry Sperling (n.d., but in the 1960’s): Fontebasso;
T. Pillsbury (n.d.): Bolognese. Guerielli?;
Terisio Pignatti (14 Aug. 1973): Not Fontebasso. Likely a Neapolitan, area of Solimena;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): Not a very good drawing. Probably not Fontebasso. More likely the circle of Diziani;

Accession Number:
1963.24.175
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Virgin and child and angels appearing to a man, falling to his knees in amazement at right, several men and two children on the ground, a dog at lower right