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Christ Giving the Host to a Holy Abbess

Artist:
Giovanni Battista Gaulli (Il Baciccio) (Italian, Genoa 1639–1709 Rome)
Date:
1690
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash. Squared in black chalk
Dimensions:
15-11/16 x 9-3/16 in. (39.9 x 23.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.106.1
Not on view
Inscription: Colnaghi stock number written on verso at lower right in graphite, 33024.
Sotheby's, London- December 7, 1967, no. 5; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Sotheby's, London Property of a Gentleman, collection. [Sale cat., December 7]. London, 1967, fig. no. lot 5.

Old Master Drawings. Exh. cat., June 5 - 28. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, 1968, fig. no. 19.

Dieter Graf "Handzeichnungen, Die Handzeichnungen von Guglielmo Cortese und Giovanni Battista Gaulli." Kataloge des Kunstmuseums Düsseldorf. vols. 1, 2, Düsseldorf, 1976, vol. 1, p. 146, vol. 2, 791.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 225, fig. no. 225, pp. 172-73, ill.

Manuela B. Mena Marqués Museo del Prado: Catálogo de dibujos, VI: Dibujos italianos del siglo XVII.. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, 1983, p. 92.

Stephane Loire Peintures italiennes du XVIIe siècle du musée du Louvre: Florence, Gênes, Lombardie, Naples, Rome et Venise. Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures. École italienne, XVIIe siècle, vol. 2. Paris, 2006, p. 157.

Francesco Petrucci Baciccio. Giovan Battista Gaulli 1639-1709. Rome, Ugo Bozzi Editore, 2009, p. 543, under no. C19.



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