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A Dying Ecclesiastic Supported by an Angel

Artist:
Gaetano Gandolfi (Italian, San Matteo della Decima 1734–1802 Bologna)
Date:
1760–70
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, over traces of black chalk
Dimensions:
7 13/16 x 5 3/4in. (19.9 x 14.6cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.344
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink on verso, . Gandolfi.
James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 344, p. 24.

Mary Cazort Taylor Master Drawings, The Pen and Wash Drawings of the Brothers Gandolfi, XIV, 2, 1976.. vol. 14, no. 2, New York, 1976, p. 160.

Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez I grandi disegni italiani nelle collezioni di Madrid. Milan, 1978.

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. 55, fig. no. 55, p. 73, ill.

Daniele Benati , ed. Disegni emiliani del Sei-Settecento. Quadri da Stanza e da altare.. Milan, 1991, fig. no. 85.4, 301, 304, ill.



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