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Christ and the Centurion

Anonymous, French, 17th century
Former Attribution:
Formerly attributed to Sébastien Bourdon (French, Montpellier 1616–1671 Paris)
17th century
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over red and black chalk, heightened with white
7 15/16 x 10 1/16 in. (20.2 x 25.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number:
Not on view
Verso: Scene from ancient history

Marking: Unidentified mark (Lugt 2890)
Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (British, Soest 1618–1680 London)Lugt 2092; Peter Sylvester Lugt 2877
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 21, 2001–August 12, 2001.

Bean and Turcic 1986.45
Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 45, p. 49, ill.

Jacques Thuillier, Michel Hilaire, Juan J. Luna Sébastien Bourdon 1616-1671. Exh. cat. Paris, 2000, p. 472, ill.

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