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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.264
People
Attributed to Polidoro da Caravaggio, Italian (Caravaggio, near Bergamo, Italy c. 1499 - 1543 Messina, Italy)
Title
Entombment of Christ
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/329940
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, brown wash, and white gouache over traces of black chalk on light tan antique laid paper
Dimensions
22 x 19.4 cm (8 11/16 x 7 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • collector's mark: verso, upper right, black ink: H (at an angle in a square)/ Jeffrey E. Horvitz, Boston (not in Lugt)
  • collector's mark: bottom right and verso, red ink: L. 3400 (Wolfhart F. Burgi)
Provenance
Colnaghi, New York, May 1984; Jeffrey E. Horvitz, Boston; gift to Harvard Art Museum, 2008
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Jeffrey E. Horvitz
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.264
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Linda Wolk-Simon, Italian Old Master Drawings from the Collection of Jeffrey E. Horvitz, exh. cat., University of Florida (Gainesville, FL, 1991), no. 2, repr.

Exhibition History

Italian Old Master Drawings from the Collection of Jeffrey E. Horvitz, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainsville, 07/12/1991 - 09/08/1991; Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, 10/06/1991 - 11/17/1991; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, 12/14/1991 - 02/16/1992; Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/15/1992 - 10/11/1992; Taft Museum, Cincinnati, 11/19/1992 - 01/10/1993; Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Montreal, 01/29/1993 - 03/21/1993

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