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Studies for an Education of the Virgin: Saint Anne Teaching the Virgin to Read

Artist:
Sebastiano Ricci (Italian, Belluno 1659–1734 Venice)
Date:
1659–1734
Medium:
Pen and brown ink over black chalk
Dimensions:
9 7/16 x 6 1/2in. (23.9 x 16.5cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, 1967, The Florence and Carl Selden Foundation, Inc., Gift
Accession Number:
67.15
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink on verso of paper support, "disegno distinto / Proviene dalla Raccolta di disegni della Galleria Corniani d' Algarotti in Venezia." Annotated in black chalk, "235 x 158 mm."

Marking: The mark of Charles Albert de Burlet on verso.
No watermark visible: Sheet glued onto secondary paper support.
Corniani-Algarotti (Venice); Charles Albert de Burlet (Rotterdam 1882–1956 Basel)(according to vendor, see mark on verso); Galleria Cerniani d'Algarotti, Venice (Italian)(according to an old inscription on verso); Paul Drey Gallery, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections. III: The Eighteenth Century in Italy," January 30, 1971–March 21, 1971.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, vol. III: Eighteenth Century Italian Drawings. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1971, cat. no. 8.

Aldo Rizzi Sebastiano Ricci disegnatore. Exh. cat., Museo Civico, Sala Aiace del Comune, Udine. Museo Civico, Sala Aiace del Comune, Udine, Udine, 1975, cat. no. no. 101, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 318, fig. no. 318, pp. 240-41., ill.



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