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Holy Family with Saint John the Baptist

1590
Lodovico Cigoli (Italian, 1559–1613)


Dimensions

Sheet: 24.1 x 17.5 cm (9 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2013.63

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink brush and wash, squared for transfer in graphite or black chalk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In pen, l.r.: monograms of William Esdaile (Lugt 625) and Charles Rogers (Lugt 2617); verso, l.l.: Formerly in the collection of C. Rogers 1814 WE P 29 .290; at center in pen: Cigoli

Provenance

Charles Rogers (b. 1711 – d. 1784), London (Lugt 625); April 15-23, 1799, posthumous Rogers sale, Thomas Philipe, London, lot 160. William Esdaile (b. 1758 – d. 1837), London (Lugt 2617); June 18, 1840, posthumous Esdaile sale, Christie and Manson, London, lot 341. December 17, 2010, anonymous sale, Piasa, Paris, lot 4 to Thomas Williams Fine Art, London; 2013, sold by Thomas Williams, through W. M. Brady and Co., New York, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund