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1938

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Drawing, Study for a fresco for the hall of the Senate, Genova: The relics of St. John Baptist are brought to Genova

This is a drawing. It was attributed to Francesco Solimena. It is dated ca. 1715 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is brush and gray wash, pen and ink, over graphite on paper.. 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

25.4 x 48.2 cm (10 x 19 in.)

It has the following markings

watermark: Similar to Briquet 3574

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for a fresco for the hall of the Senate, Genova: The relics of St. John Baptist are brought to Genova; Attributed to Francesco Solimena (Italian, 1657–1747); Italy; brush and gray wash, pen and ink, over graphite on paper.; 25.4 x 48.2 cm (10 x 19 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7279

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