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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1898.137
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
The Judgment of Solomon
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Veneto, Venice
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298877
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink and black chalk on off-white antique laid paper
Dimensions
20.2 x 30.9 cm (7 15/16 x 12 3/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: None visible
  • inscription: bottom center edge, brown ink: palma [lower part of inscription partially cut off]
  • inscription: l.l., brown ink: [unreadable] Giovane [or Giovanni?]
  • inscription: verso, u.l., top edge, graphite: 2
  • inscription: verso, u.l., top edge, brown ink: O
  • inscription: verso, top center, red chalk: 8 [there appears to to be another figure before the "8" covered by an additional piece of paper]
  • inscription: verso, top center, brown ink: 362
  • stamp: verso, lower left, purple ink stamp and black ink: L. 2130 [with accompanying inscription] 272 (John Witt Randall Collection at Harvard College)
  • inscription: verso, l.l. corner, graphite: H [?] " [?] 2. CX [?]
  • inscription: verso, l.l., brown ink: Campaniola [Mongan and Sachs notes that it is Campaniolla--not correct]
  • inscription: verso, bottom center, brown ink: Fredrico [unreadable] [inscription is also crossed out with a single line through the two words]
  • inscription: verso, lower center, brown ink: Palma
  • inscription: verso, bottom center, red chalk: 5
  • inscription: verso, center, brown ink: [unreadable] 12
Provenance
Robert Gilmor, Jr., Baltimore, MD; to his estate, 1848; to probably Gardner L. Chandler, Salem, MA; to John Witt Randall, Boston, MA, bequest; to his sister Belinda L. Randall, 1892, gift; to Harvard University, 1892.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Belinda L. Randall from the collection of John Witt Randall
Accession Year
1898
Object Number
1898.137
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), vol. 1, cat. no. 199, p. 106; vol. 2, repr. fig. 107 as Venetian, 16th century

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