Recto: Soldier spearing a priest kneeling at an altar; Verso: Martyrdom of Three Figures (being attacked by Swordsman)

early 18th century
Attributed to Antonio Balestra (Italian, 1666–1740)


Catalogue Raisonné

Macandrew 005

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.9 x 21.6 cm (11 3/8 x 8 1/2 in.) Framed: 48.3 x 38.1 cm (19 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

65.1205a-b

Medium or Technique

Red chalk, pen, bistre, bistre wash

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In red ink, top recto: Ac:19=; top verso: Ac:21=. Same hand as The Resurrection.

Provenance

De Beer; Mrs. Russell Baker, Brookline, Massachusetts; acquired September 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Russell Baker