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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1963.157.11
People
Samuel Pendleton Cowardin III, American (Richmond, VA born 1921)
After Benozzo Gozzoli, Italian (Florence, Italy 1420 - 1497 Pistoia, Italy)
Title
Two Details from Assumption of the Virgin predella, after Benozzo Gozzoli
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1956
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/308699
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper, mounted to off-white card
Dimensions
9.2 x 6.5 cm (3 5/8 x 2 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • label: upper edge of mount, paper, typed: Plate XXXIII
  • label: beneath upper image, on mount, paper, typed: (A) / Benozzo Gozzoli. The Birth of the Virgin (detail). From the predella / of The Assumption of the Virgin. Rome, Vatican Gallery
  • label: beneath lower image, on mount, paper, typed: (B) / Benozzo Gozzoli. The Marriage of the Virgin (detail). From the predella / of The Assumption of the Virgin. Rome, Vatican Gallery / (Watercolor studies made in Rome, May, 1956)
Provenance
Samuel P. Cowardin III, gift; to the University Archives, transfer; to Fogg Art Museum, 1963.

NOTE: The drawings were sent to the Fogg from the University Archives formerly housed in Widener Library.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Samuel P. Cowardin, III
Accession Year
1963
Object Number
1963.157.11
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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