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Alexander Cutting the Gordian Knot

A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, on cream laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, on cream laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper.

Date:

n.d.

Artist:

After Maturino da Firenze (Italian, 1490-1527/1528)
after Polidoro Caldara, called Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, c. 1499-c. 1543)

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Artist

Maturino da Firenze

Title

Alexander Cutting the Gordian Knot

Origin

Italy

Date

Artist's working dates 1510–1527

Medium

Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown wash, on cream laid paper, laid down on ivory laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed verso, upper left on mount, in pen and brown ink: "MATURIN"; upper left on mount, in pen and red ink: "LOT 125" [?]; center on mount, in pen and brown ink: "D. B."

Dimensions

125 x 84 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.5629

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