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Baptism of Christ
Baptism of Christ
Artist:
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Pen And Brown Ink On Laid Paper Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 374 x 250 mm (14 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no. 65, Hellman no. 36 as "Baptism of Christ" by Luca Cambiaso (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): “More like Paggi than Cambiaso.”
Giovanna Bertazzoni, 22.1.1997: I showed a photographic reproduction of this drawing to Professor Giulio Bora (Universita' di Milano), on 10.17.1996: he accepts attribution to Luca Cambiaso;

Accession Number:
1963.24.117
Acquisition Date:
1952-10-20
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

kneeling Christ being baptized by John the Baptist, overhead a cloud with a dove (Holy Spirit), two angels stand and watch from the left