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Presentation of the Infant Jesus in the Temple

Artist:
Pietro Antonio de' Pietri (Italian, Cremia 1663–1716 Rome)
Date:
1663–1716
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white, over black chalk, on beige paper
Dimensions:
15 x 9-3/4 in. (38.1 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.122
Not on view
Inscription: Numbered in pen and brown ink at lower left, 2 (after Houditch mark); inscribed in pen and brown ink at lower border of old mount, Pietro de Petri.
Richard Houlditch; John Jacob Lindman; Private Collection, Cleveland(according to vendor); David Tunick, Inc.
Ann Percy, Ulrich W. Hiesinger A Scholar Collects: Selections from the Anthony Morris Clark Bequest. Exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1980, p. 59.

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. Appendix 15, fig. no. Appendix 15, pp. 316-17, ill.



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