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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Pietro Antonio Novelli, Italian, 1729–1804

Baptism from The Seven Sacraments

1769

Brush and gray wash with pen and brown ink

image: 31 × 41.1 cm (12 3/16 × 16 3/16 in.)
sheet: 38.7 × 52.9 cm (15 1/4 × 20 13/16 in.)
Frederick M. Clapp, B.A. 1901, M.A. 1911, Fund
2015.59.1
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Padre Ghedini; Giuseppe Vallardi (1784-1863), mark (Lugt 1223) at lower right on each sheet; Hans Freiherr von und zu Aufsess, Bavaria and Nuremberg (1801-1872), mark (Lugt 2749) on verso of Marriage; anonymous sale, Galerie Fischer, Lucerne, 20 June 1995, lot 28; Arturo Cuéllar and Corinne Nathan, Zurich, mark (Lugt 3439) on verso of Marriage; sale, Galerie Bassenge, Berlin, 31 May 2013, lot 6341.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2015,” http://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2015_updated%2012_16_15.pdf (accessed December 1, 2015).

W. M. Brady & Co., New York, Old Master and 19th-Century Drawings 1540–1890, sale cat. (2015).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.