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Elijah Visited by an Angel in the Wilderness (1 Kings 19:4-8)

Artist:
Alessandro Magnasco (Italian, Genoa 1667–1749 Genoa)
Date:
1687–1749
Medium:
Brush and brown wash, highlighted with white, over traces of black chalk, on light brown paper
Dimensions:
10 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. (26.3 x 22.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1953
Accession Number:
53.169
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and dark brown ink at lower left margin, "Magnaschino."
Johann Amman (Zurich); J. Hansegger (New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections. III: The Eighteenth Century in Italy," January 30, 1971–March 21, 1971.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Genoa: Drawings and Prints, 1530-1800," April 23, 1996–July 10, 1996.

Dr. Rudolf Bernoulli and others Italienische Meisterzeichnungen Exh. cat. Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Zürich, 1945, cat. no. 97.

"Eighty-third Annual Report of the Trustees for the Year 1952." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 12, no. 1, New York, Summer 1953, p. 23.

"Eighty-Fourth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Year 1953: Additions to the Collections." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 13, no. 1, New York, Summer 1954, p. 23.

Paul L. Grigaut Alessandro Magnasco (1667-1749) Exh. Cat.: J. B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, and University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor. Louisville, Kentucky, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1967, cat. no. 13, fig. no. 13, ill.

The Last Flowering of Religious Art. Exh. cat., Huntington, New York, Heckscher Museum, February 7-March 31, 1968. Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York, 1968, cat. no. 32, p. 17.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III: Eighteenth Century Italian Drawings. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1971, cat. no. 16, ill.

Peter Dreyer I grandi disegni italiani del Kupferstichkabinett di Berlino, Milan. Milan, 1979, cat. no. 69.

Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 131, fig. no. 131, p. 143, ill.

Carmen C. Bambach, Nadine Orenstein, William M. Griswold, Allegra Pesenti Genoa: Drawings and Prints, 1530-1800 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1996, cat. no. 86, p. 75.



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