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Drawing, Birth of the Virgin, 1650–75

This is a Drawing. It was after Luca Giordano. It is dated 1650–75 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, black chalk on laid cream paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

36.4 x 26.9 cm (14 5/16 x 10 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

verso: Brandegee stamp in violet, lower left mount: Lugt 1860c.

It is inscribed

recto in graphite, lower right mount: L. Giordano; verso in graphite, lower right mount: not written up / 1938.88.6550[symbol for check mark]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Birth of the Virgin, 1650–75; After Luca Giordano (Italian, 1634 - 1705); Italy; pen and brown ink, black chalk on laid cream paper, lined; 36.4 x 26.9 cm (14 5/16 x 10 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6550

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