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The Dead Christ Mourned by Saint Mary Magdalen (recto); The Holy Family with an Attendant (verso)

Artist:
Giuseppe Cades (Italian, Rome 1750–1799 Rome)
Date:
1778–87
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, on beige paper (recto); black chalk (verso)
Dimensions:
5 3/16 x 6 5/16in. (13.2 x 16cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cephas G. Thompson, 1887
Accession Number:
87.12.157
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower left, "Cadel"; at lower right border, "Cades" (the lower part cut off); numbered in graphite at lower left, "30".
Cephas G. Thompson (American, 1809–1888); Donor: Cephas G. Thompson (American, 1809–1888)
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. 827, p. 46.

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. 17, fig. no. 17, p. 38, ill.

Maria Teresa Caracciolo Giuseppe Cades 1750-1799 et la Rome de son temps. Paris, 1990, pp. 205-208, 407-408, nos. 37, 189C.



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