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The Holy Trinity (recto); Studies of Seated Female Figures (the Virgin and another Saint?) (verso)

Artist:
Luca Giordano (Italian, Naples 1634–1705 Naples)
Date:
1634–1705
Medium:
Red chalk (recto); faint red chalk (verso)
Dimensions:
10 1/2 x 15 1/8in. (26.6 x 38.4cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.129.1
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower left corner, "D [L?; in ornate calligraphy] / L. Giordano." On verso, toward upper border in pen and brown ink by Alessandro Maggiori , "Appartiene ad Aless.º Maggiori il quale lo comprò in Roma nel 1809;" on lower right corner in pen and brown ink, "Lca Giord."

Marking: Interlaced "DL" in pen and ink, close to Lugt 3179.
Alessandro Maggiori (Italian, Fermo 1764–1834 Fermo); Nicolas Rauch- June 18-19, 1962, no. 255.; L'Art Ancien, Zurich, Switzerland
Michael Milkovich Luca Giordano in America, Paintings, Drawings, and Prints Exh. cat., Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, Memphis, Tennesse. Memphis, Tennesse, April 1964, cat. no. 36, fig. no. 36, p. 29, ill.

Walter Vitzthum "Luca Giordano o Francesco Lamarra: una ipotesi." Paragone. no. 16 (185), May. 1965, p. 66, no. 63, ill.

Oreste Ferrari, Giuseppe Scavizzi Luca Giordano. Edizioni Scientifiche Italiane, I and II, Naples (3 vols.), 1966, pp. I-p.200;II-p.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 229, fig. no. 229, pp. 174-75, ill.



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