Adoration of the Shepherds

 

Name
Carracci, Lodovico, 1555-1619 (Attributed name)
Title
Adoration of the Shepherds
Abstract
A shepherd kneels before the Christ Child held by the Madonna and affectionately pets a dog lying on its back. Two female figures stand to the left, balanced by Joseph's presence on the right, within an interior setting.
Accession Number
1990.08.035
Format
drawings
Culture
Italian (culture or style)
Genre
Histories (visual works); Religious art
Origin Information
Italy
Date
No date (16th-17th century)
Physical Description
1 drawing ; sheet 10 13/16 x 10 1/4 in. (27.5 x 26 cm), image 9 1/8 x 8 5/8 in. (23.2 x 22 cm)
Note (Medium/support)
Pen and brown ink with brown wash and charcoal, heightened with white on paper, mounted on cardboard
Note (Inscriptions/signatures)
Inscription on mount lower left: Ludovico Carracci; verso on mount: From Sir. Robt. Strange's Coll; verso on mount lower left: 1594; verso on mount lower right: Bologna XVI / UZL
Note (Ownership)
Gift of the Estate of Lola Szladits
Library Location
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
12003542
Also In
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-r9br-jm42