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The Discovery of the True Cross

Artist:
Moncalvo (Guglielmo Caccia) (Italian, Montabone 1568–1625 Moncalvo)
Date:
1568–1625
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over slight traces of black chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 1/2 x 8 7/16 in. (16.5 x 21.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1961
Accession Number:
61.159
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on the verso by a Sixteenth-century hand in pen and brown ink "Moncalvo pittore", at upper left in pen and brown ink "[...]salviati" (?) and "MG" in graphite, at lower right in graphite "Guglielmo Caccia" by a Nineteenth-century hand.

Marking: Collector's mark at lower left, in pen and ink: C. Wiesböck (Lugt 2576).
Carl Wiesböck (Vienna, 1811–1874); Este Gallery, New York
Stefan Ehrenzweig Italian master drawings from three centuries. Exh. cat. Este Gallery, New York, 1960, no. 5.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, pp. 143-43, no. 134.



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