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Death of Niobe and Her Children

Circle of Bernard Picart
(French, Paris 1673–1733 Amsterdam) (?)

Artist: After Guglielmo della Porta (Italian, Porlezza, near Lake Lugano ca. 1500–1577 Rome)
Former Attribution: Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, Siegen 1577–1640 Antwerp)
Date: late 17th–early 18th century
Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, heightened with white on blue paper. Later retouched with brush and gray ink.
Dimensions: sheet: 6 3/8 x 10 13/16 in. (16.2 x 27.5 cm)
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number: 1975.131.190

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