Adoration of the Shepherds

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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.
Format:
drawings
Genre:
Histories (visual works) and Religious art
Place of Origin:
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
Digital Project:
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-r9br-jm42