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The Virgin Immaculate

Artist:
Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Date:
ca. 1656
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and light brown wash; framing outlines in pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/4 x 4 13/16 in. (26.1 x 12.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1968
Accession Number:
68.172.2
Not on view
Inscription: Colnaghi stock number is inscribed at lower right of old mat in pencil : "D 30587".

Marking: No watermark visible: sheet glued on to an old mount.
MacDonald(sale, near Rotherham, 1961); Dr. Jacob Bauer- according to Sotheby's.; Sotheby's, LondonJuly 9, 1968, no. 30, repr.; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Emilian Drawings and Prints in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1500-1700," March 26, 1987–May 24, 1987.

Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna. "Giovanni Francesco Barbieri il Guercino 1591-1666. Disegni," September 6, 1991–November 10, 1991.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 240, fig. no. 240, p. 184, ill.

Luigi Salerno I Dipinti del Guercino. Rome, 1988, p. 381, under no. 316, p. 381.

William M. Griswold "Guercino." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 48, no. 4, New York, Spring 1991, fig. no. 46, pp. 51-54, ill.

Michele Polverari Il Guercino: I dipinti nelle Marche. Ancona, 1991, fig. no. 1, pp. 52-53, n. 6., ill.

Sir Denis Mahon Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, Il Guercino. 1591-1666. Disegni. Exh. cat., Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna (September 6 - November 10, 1991). Bologna, 1992, p. 230, no. 145.



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