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St. Francis of Assisi receiving the Infant Christ by Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens

St. Francis of Assisi receiving the Infant Christ

Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk, indented for transfer
30.3 x 20.4 cm (11.93 x 8.03 in)
Works on Paper

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ImageSale dateTitleAuction houseLocationSale nameLot No.EstimatePrice SoldCondition
Jan 26, 2024
St. Francis of Assisi receiving the Infant ChristSotheby'sNew YorkOld Master and British Works on Paper703
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Artwork description

Category
Works on Paper
Dimensions
30.3 x 20.4 cm (11.93 x 8.03 in)
Materials
Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk, indented for transfer
Signature
Bears numbering in brown ink, lower right: 59
Provenance
Possibly Pierre Crozat (1665-1740), Paris (the pen numbering lower right is very similar to his: L.3621) Bernardus de Bosch, Amsterdam, sale, 10 March 1817; Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), London; Charles Sackville Bale (1791-1880), London (L.640), his sale, London, Christie"s, 9-14 June 1881, lot 2447; Jacques Mathey, Paris
Exhibited
London, The Woodburn Gallery, The Lawrence Gallery. First Exhibition. A catalogue of one hundred original drawings by Sir P.P. Rubens Collected by Sir Thomas Lawrence , 1835, p. 21, no. 87
Literature
M. Rooses, L"Oeuvre de P.P. Rubens, Antwerp 1888, vol. 2, p. 253 (as Rubens); J. Müller Hofstede, "Beiträge zum zeichnerischen Werk von Rubens", Wallraf-Richartz Jahrbuch , XXVII, 1965, pp. 335-38, reproduced, fig. 237 (as Rubens); H. Vlieghe, Corpus Rubenianum, Ludwig Burchard: Saints, VIII, London 1972-1973, vol. I, pp. 148-49, no. 95a, reproduced, fig. 168 (as Rubens)
Description
Sir Peter Paul Rubens 1577 - 1640 St. Francis of Assisi receiving the Infant Christ Pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk, indented for transfer; Bears numbering in brown ink, lower right: 59 303 by 204 mm

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