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The Assumption of the Virgin

Artist:
Cesare Nebbia (Italian, Orvieto ca. 1536–1614 Orvieto)
Date:
1536–1614
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash. Squared in red and black chalk
Dimensions:
9 13/16 x 5 3/4in. (25 x 14.6cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Emma Swan Hall Gift, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.94
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in graphite at center of lower border, Domenichino.
Benjamin West (American, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 1738–1820 London)(Lugt 419); A. Caselli(according to Bick collection catalogue); Sotheby's, LondonDecember 1, 1964, no. 179 (as Jacopo da Empoli); Esther S. and Malcolm W. Bick, American; Sotheby's, London, December 5, 1977, no. 46
The Bick Collection of Italian Religious Drawings Exh. cat., Sarasota, Florida, Ringling Museum of Art. John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art , Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, 1970, cat. no. 17, ill.

Italian Drawings: Selections from the collection of Esther S. and Malcom W. Bick. Exh. cat., Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Hanover, Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, Museum of Art, Brunswick, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford and John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota. Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1971, cat. no. 10, ill.

Jacob Bean "Departmental Accessions: Drawings." Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1977 - June 30, 1978. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 108, New York, 1978, p. 37.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, cat. no. 139, fig. no. 139, pp. 146-47, ill.

William M. Griswold, Linda Wolk-Simon Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings in New York Collections. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 11 - March 27, 1994). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, pp. 89, 223, no. 79.



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