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Drawing, A Votive Image of a Boy Presented by his Parents to St. Nicholas of Bari, late 18th century

This is a Drawing. It was created by Francesco Saverio Mergolo. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is brush and brown and gray wash, pen and brown ink on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

27.7 x 18.3 cm (10 7/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

incomplete watermark: upper part of a heart with A M G; cross above

It is signed

Signature at right corner: "F. Mergolo"

Cite this object as

Drawing, A Votive Image of a Boy Presented by his Parents to St. Nicholas of Bari, late 18th century. brush and brown and gray wash, pen and brown ink on paper. Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund. 1938-88-4374.

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