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Drawing, The Holy Family

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione. It is dated 1620–30 and we acquired it in 1958. Its medium is graphite, red chalk, pen and ink, brush and sepia wash on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mr. Hugh Cassel. It is credited Gift of Hugh Cassel.

Its dimensions are

20.9 × 14.8 cm (8 1/4 × 5 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Holy Family; Designed by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1664); Italy; graphite, red chalk, pen and ink, brush and sepia wash on paper; 20.9 × 14.8 cm (8 1/4 × 5 13/16 in.); Gift of Hugh Cassel; 1958-143-12

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