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Beheading of Saints
Beheading of Saints
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Red Chalk And Wash On Laid Paper Mounted To Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 212 x 285 mm (8 3/8 x 11 1/4 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.156 , Hellman no.141 as “Beheading of Saints” by Salvator Rosa (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:
Old AFGA file: 17th century Neapolitan;
Joseph R. Goldyne (n.d.) (on mat): Genoese;
Bruce Davis: circle of Castiglione (see below);
Exhibitions:
Santa Barbara Museum of Art: The Christian Inspiration, 1978, faculty-student project directed by UCSB Professor Alfred Moir, cat. no. 4, p. 2, in which Bruce Davis suggested mid 17th century in the manner of Giovanni Battista Castiglione {note: catalogue not available for verification 1993];

Accession Number:
1963.24.83
Acquisition Date:
1952-10-20
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Santa Barbara Museum of Art: The Christian Inspiration, 1978, faculty-student project directed by UCSB Professor Alfred Moir, cat. no. 4, p. 2, in which Bruce Davis suggested mid 17th century in the manner of Giovanni Battista Castiglione {note: catalogue not available for verification 1993]
Marcello Aldega (October 1999): Napolitano?

ruler on pedestal at left, kneeling saint about to be beheaded, already decapitated figure at right, soldiers and onlookers

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”