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Gypsies Resting
Gypsies Resting
Attrib. To:
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Red Chalk And Red Wash With White Chalk On Laid Paper Mounted To Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 169 x 119 mm (6 5/8 x 4 11/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.216 , Hellman no.75 as “Tartars” (described as a gypsy family resting...) by Luca Giordano (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:
Former AFGA title: Rest on the Flight [i.e.into Egypt] by Luca Giordano(?);
A.M. (Agnes Mongan) (July 1972): After[i.e. After Giordano];
Marco Chiarini (from Pitti Palace, Florence) (Nov. 1982): Cannot possibly be Giordano;
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): “Why Giordano?”;

Accession Number:
1963.24.75
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

family of four (mother, father, two children) resting beneath a tree, father’s arm resting on a drum with wine flask and bread beside him, bird flying above group