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Saint Charles Borromeo

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Crespi ("Il Cerano") (Italian, Cerano (?) near Novara ca. 1575–1632 Milan)
Date:
1575–1662
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white, on brown-washed paper
Dimensions:
18-1/8 x 10-9/16 in. (46.1 x 26.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1967
Accession Number:
67.97
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower right, Jean Baptise Cerani / de Milan: in pen and brown ink on verso, Jean Baptiste Crespi, dit it Ceran. nom d'un village pres de / Novara, del'Estat de Milan, bon peintre et artchitecte / et tres Entendu dans la prespective, il avoit voyagé a / Rome, et a Venise el est mort en 1633: and Il Cavaliere Cerani Milanese . . . [rest illegible].
Pierre Crozat (French, Toulouse 1665–1740 Paris); Count Carl-Gustav Tessin; Baron Jean-Gabriel Sack (Bergshammar)(brother-in-law of Tessin); Baron C. Sack (Bergshammar); Einar Perman, Stockholm (Swedish, 1893–1976)
Osvald Sirén Dessins et Tableaux de la Renaissance Italienne dans les Collections du Suède, Stockholm. Stockholm, 1902, pp. 73-742.

Jacob Bean, John J. McKendry "A Rich Harvest" (printed in conjunction with an exhibition in the Prints and Drawings Galleries showing acquitions over the past two years)." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 26, no. 7, New York, March 1968, p. 301.

Nancy Ward Neilson "Three Drawings by Giovanni Battista Crespi, called Cerano" in Master Drawings. vol. 9, no. 4, 1971, fig. no. pl. 12, pp. 364-366, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 128, fig. no. 129, pp. 96-97, ill.

Mina Gregori, Andrea Bayer Painters of Reality: The Legacy of Leonardo and Caravaggio in Lombardy. Exh. cat. Yale University Press, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and New Haven, 2004, (entry by Linda Wolk-Simon), cat. no. 94, p. 201, ill.



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