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Adoration of the Magi

Artist:
Ercole Graziani the Younger (Italian, Bologna 1688–1765 Bologna)
Date:
1688–1765
Medium:
Black chalk, stumped, highlighted with white, on beige paper
Dimensions:
8-15/16 x 12-11/16 in. (22.7 x 32.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.424
Not on view
Inscription: Partially effaced annotation in graphite at lower right, "T ... tto"; annotated in pen and brown ink on verso, "#19 £4- / Donato Creti" (now hidden by old mount).
James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. "Bolognese Drawings in North American Collections, 1500-1800," September 11, 1981–November 8, 1981.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 424.

Mimi Cazort, Catherine Johnston Bolognese Drawings in North American Collections 1500-1800. Exh. cat., National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, 1982, cat. no. 99, fig. no. 99, p. 137.

Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 80, fig. no. 80, p. 93, ill.



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