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Ecstasy of St. Mary Magdalen
Ecstasy of St. Mary Magdalen
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And White Opaque Watercolor With Blue Watercolor On Brown Laid Paper Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 389 x 292 mm (15 5/16 x 11 1/2 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.28 , Hellman no.181 as “Assumption of a Female Saint” by Perugino, with notes by Hellman questioning the attribution (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Attributions and notes from old file and mat:
In Gunter Troche’s hand on the mat: Piedmont, about 1500;
P.R. (Pierre Rosenberg) (on mat, n.d.): Follower of G. Ferrari;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): Attribution to follower of G. Ferrari OK. Not a good drawing.;
Note: Unclear which Ferrari is G. Ferrari. Assumption that this means Giovanni Andrea de’ Ferrari, but ???;

Accession Number:
1963.24.190
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

naked figure of a female saint, her feet on one angel, flanked by three more angels on either side