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God the Father Appearing to Jacob

Artist:
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Il Grechetto) (Italian, Genoa 1609–1664 Mantua)
Date:
ca. 1635–45
Medium:
Brush with colored oil paint and touches of brown ink; paper partly saturated with oil
Dimensions:
15 3/16 x 20 9/16 in. (38.6 x 52.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert Lehman, 1965
Accession Number:
65.176
Not on view
Marking: Unidentified collector's mark at lower right.
Robert Lehman (American, 1891-1969); Donor: Robert Lehman (American, 1891-1969)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Roman Artists of the 17th Century: Drawings and Prints," November 2, 1976–January 16, 1977.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Genoa: Drawings and Prints, 1530-1800," April 23, 1996–July 10, 1996.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, Vol. II: The Seventeenth Century in Italy. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 1967, cat. no. 76, ill.

Ann Percy Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1971, cat. no. 19, fig. no. 19, p. 69, ill.

Jacob Bean (but catalogue not signed), The Metropolitan Museum of Art Roman Artists of the 17th Century: Drawings and Prints. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1976.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 118, fig. no. 118, p. 89, ill.

Carmen C. Bambach, Nadine Orenstein, William M. Griswold, Allegra Pesenti Genoa: Drawings and Prints, 1530-1800 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1996, cat. no. 31, p. 35.



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