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The Descent of Christ to Limbo (recto); Coats of Arms of Florentine and Sienese Families (verso)

Artist:
attributed to Domenico Beccafumi (Italian, Cortine in Valdibiana Montaperti 1484–1551 Siena)
Date:
ca. 1536
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of leadpoint or black chalk; squared in leadpoint (recto); pen and brown ink (verso)
Dimensions:
9 × 6 3/8 in. (22.9 × 16.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gifts from Mrs. Gardner Cassatt, Mrs. Francis Ormond, Bessie Potter Vonnoh, William Benton, Donald Silve, William M. Ivins, Jr., and Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, and other gifts, bequests, and funds, by exchange, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.501a, b
Not on view
Tobey C. Moss Gallery; Vendor: Tobey C. Moss Gallery
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 3, 1999–July 25, 1999.

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