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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1957.4
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Martyrdom of Saint Barbara
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1520
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297255
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brush and black ink with lead white gouache on brown prepared antique laid paper
Dimensions
diam.: 15.3 cm (6 in.)
Provenance
Robert Lehman, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1957
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Robert Lehman
Accession Year
1957
Object Number
1957.4
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Penley Knipe, "Grounds for Investigation: Drawing Materials and Techniques", Review / Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, Fall 1998), p. 9, repr. fig. 1

Edward Saywell, "Guide to Drawing Terms and Techniques", Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1998), vol. VI, no. 2, pp. 30-39, p. 31 under "Chiaroscuro drawing"

Edward Saywell, Behind the Line: The Materials and Techniques of Old Master Drawings, Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 1998), vol. 6, no. 2, checklist no. 37, p. 28, and pp. 10 and 24, fn. 12, fig. 5

Penley Knipe, "Grounds on Paper: An Examination of Eight Early Drawings" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1998), Unpublished, pp. 1-22 passim

Exhibition History

Behind the Line: The Materials and Techniques of Old Master Drawings, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/03/1998 - 12/30/1998

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