Black chalk, highlighted with white chalk, on blue-gray paper partly faded light brown
13-3/8 x 9-9/16 in. (34.0 x 24.3 cm)
Gustavus A. Pfeiffer Fund, 1994
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on the mount in pen and black ink, "Dom. Zampieri" and again "Il Dominichino" in pen and brown ink by another hand.
Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 9, 2006–April 6, 2006.
George R. Goldner "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings" in Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum, July 1, 1993 - June 30, 1994. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, p. 28.
Artist: Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri) (Italian, Bologna 1581–1641 Naples)Date: 1612–14Medium: Charcoal highlighted with white chalk on fourteen sheets of blue laid paper, two of the sheets cut from elsewhere on the original cartoon and reset at the left and right margins to make up the ovalAccession: 1998.211On view in:Not on view