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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.6
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Massacre of the Innocents (oil sketch)
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
painting
Date
1676-1700
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Tuscany
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227554
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Oil (?) on paper mounted on canvas, grisaille
Technique
Grisaille
Dimensions
stretcher: 27.2 x 42.7 cm (10 11/16 x 16 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: back of stretcher, in blue ball point pen:: French Early 18th c.
  • inscription: on back of stretcher, in red pencil:: Frankreich 18.[ ]
  • inscription: on back of stretcher, in blue ball point pen and graphite:: [ink:] Bot of L'Art Ancien (Zurich) 5/67 for ca. LDD / FLH-541 [graphite:] 3000 sfs
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Frances L. Hofer
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.6
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Edgar Peters Bowron, European Paintings Before 1900 in the Fogg Art Museum: A Summary Catalogue including Paintings in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1990)

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