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Sacrifice of Cain and Abel, with God the Father Above

A work made of red chalk on tan laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of red chalk on tan laid paper.

Date:

1554/55

Artist:

Attributed to Giorgio Vasari
Italian, 1511-1574

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giorgio Vasari

Title

Sacrifice of Cain and Abel, with God the Father Above

Origin

Italy

Date

1554–1555

Medium

Red chalk on tan laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, across bottom edge on former mount, in graphite: "The Sacrifice of Cain and Abel School of Michelangelo"

Dimensions

392 × 283 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.2387

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