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The Abduction of Helen

Artist:
Luca Giordano (Italian, Naples 1634–1705 Naples)
Date:
1634–1705
Medium:
Pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
7 13/16 x 10 1/2in. (19.9 x 26.7cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.127
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated by modern hand in graphite at lower left, "Luca Giordano born 1626 [?]."
Private Collection, Scotland; Richard Day (London)
Walter Vitzthum "The Literature of Art: Luca Giordano." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 112, April. London, 1970, fig. no. 71, p. 244., ill.

Walter Vitzthum I disegni dei maestri: Il barocco a Napoli e nell'Italia meridionale. Milan, 1971, fig. no. 27, p. 85., ill.

Italian 17th Century Drawings from British Private Collections. Ehx. cat. The Merchants' Hall, Edinburgh, 1972, cat. no. 62, fig. no. 62, ill.

Jacob Bean "Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1976 - June 30, 1977. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 107, New York, 1977, p. 45.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 228, fig. no. 228, pp. 174-75, ill.



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