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Saint Lawrence Standing and Holding the Grill, Instrument of His Martyrdom

Artist:
Marcantonio Franceschini (Italian, Bologna 1648–1729 Bologna)
Date:
ca. 1715
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash, highlighted with white, on beige paper. Squared in black chalk
Dimensions:
14 x 7 1/2in. (35.6 x 19.1cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.130.2
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower left, "Francischini"; in another hand, "from vo.1 1st: no. 40" (indicating the drawing's place in the Pembroke albums).
Possibly acquired by Thomas Herbert, eighth earl of Pembroke (British, 1656–1733, Wilton House, Wiltshire); Henry Herbert, tenth earl of Pembroke (British, 1734–1794, Wilton House, Wiltshire), by 1772 (was in Pembroke volume XU.3., dated 25 Nov. 1772); by descent to Reginald Herbert, fifteenth earl of Pembroke (British, 1880–1960, Wilton House, Wiltshire); Pembroke Sale, Sotheby's, London, July 5–6, 9–10, 1917, no. 423 (as Franceschini); Sotheby's, London, November 15, 1961, no. 162; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, no. 193.

Dwight Miller Marcantonio Franceschini. Turin, 2001, pp. 266, 303, no. D83.



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