Baptism from The Seven Sacraments Artist: Pietro Antonio Novelli (Italian, 1729–1804)

Medium

Brush and gray wash with pen and brown ink

Dimensions

image: 12 3/16 × 16 3/16 in. (31 × 41.1 cm)
sheet: 15 1/4 × 20 13/16 in. (38.7 × 52.9 cm)

Credit Line

Frederick M. Clapp, B.A. 1901, M.A. 1911, Fund

Accession Number

2015.59.1

Geography
Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Provenance

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
  • Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of the Enlightenment (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2022), n.p.
  • W. M. Brady & Co., New York, Old Master and 19th-Century Drawings 1540–1890, sale cat. (2015), no. 21
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Additional information

Object/Work type

figures (representations), interior, interior architecture, religious art

Marks

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; Arturo Cuéllar and Corinne Nathan, Zurich, mark (Lugt 3439) on verso of Marriage

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