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Madonna and Child Among the Clouds

Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Red chalk, stumped and blended, brush and brown wash, with traces of white gouache (?) highlighting, on cream-colored paper
Dimensions:
10- 3/8 x 8- 1/2 in. (26.4 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Helen Hay Whitney, 1945
Accession Number:
45.128.18
Not on view
Marking: Watermark: Shield with initials MD at base. Not completely legible. On verso, in dark brown ink, RPR (R. P. Roupell, Lugt 2234)
Robert Prioleau Roupell (British, London 1798–1886); Helen Hay Whitney
Christie's, New York Robert Prioleau Roupell Collection. Sale Catalogue. New York, July 12-14, 1887.



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