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The Adoration of the Magi

Nosadella (Giovanni Francesco Bezzi)
(Italian, Bologna (?) ca. 1500–1571 Bologna)

Date: 1500–1571
Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk, with some traces of white gouache highlights (oxidized); the kneeling male figure at center reworked by the artist with pen and darker brown ink; a strip of paper added at the bottom and the design of the feet of the figure at lower left completed in brush and brown ink by an early hand, not that of the artist
Dimensions: Overall: 14 5/16 x 9 5/8in. (36.4 x 24.4cm), maximum, with completed strip of paper at bottom border and upper corners cropped
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Hewitt Fund, 1917
Accession Number: 19.76.18

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