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Cain Slaying Abel

Artist:
attributed to Francesco Allegrini (Italian, Cantiano (?) 1615/20–after 1679 Gubbio (?))
Date:
1624–63
Medium:
Pen and brown ink. Framing lines in pen and brown ink on mount
Dimensions:
3-1/8 x 2-3/8 in. (7.9 x 6.0 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.238
Not on view
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. 238.

P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Old Master Drawings: A Loan Exhibition from the National Gallery of Scottland at Colnaghi, London Exh. cat., April 19 - May 6. 1966, no. 88.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 3, fig. no. 3, p. 17., ill.

Simonetta Prosperi Valenti Rodinò "Allegrini: Francesco o Flaminio?" Nuove ricerche in margine alla mostra: Da Leonardo a Rembrandt. Disegni dalla Biblioteca Reale di Torino. Atti del Convegno Internazionale di Studi. Ed. by Gianni Carlo Sciolla, Turin, 1991, pp. 229, 235 n. 8.



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