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St. Peter Baptizing Cornelius (Acts 10: 44-48)

Artist:
Laurent Pécheux (French, Lyons 1729–1821 Turin)
Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, over red and black chalk
Dimensions:
20 5/8 x 12 7/8 in. (52.4 x 32.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Howard Bayne Fund Gift, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.19
Not on view
Marking: Stamped in red ink, unidentified collector's mark (HL within a heart, in red).
Henry Hamal, French, Liège, second half of the 18th c., possibly in his sale, Paris, expert Regnault, Jan. 21-23, 1805, possibly lot 144: "deux cent six dessins, sujets tirés de l'Ancien & du Nouveau Testament, Traits historiques & fabuleux, Allégories & Etudes; plusieurs de ces dernières, d'après des figures & des bas-reliefs antiques. Cet article, dans lequel on trouve nombre de Compositions intéressantes, sera divisé en seize lots."; Sotheby Parke Bernet , January 18, 1984, lot 195, repr. as "Baptism of Constantine?"; Vendor: M. Goldschmidt
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Drawings Recently Acquired, 1975-1984," November 27, 1984–February 10, 1985.

Bean and Turcic 1986.232
Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1983 - June 30, 1984. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 114, New York, 1984, p. 24.

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. 232, pp. 208-210, ill.



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