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Angel Playing a Flute

A work made of black and red chalk, with traces of pen and brown ink, on buff laid paper, incised.
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  • A work made of black and red chalk, with traces of pen and brown ink, on buff laid paper, incised.

Date:

1580

Artist:

Circle of Giuseppe Cesari, called Il Cavalier d’Arpino
Italian, 1568-1640

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Artist

Circle of Giuseppe Cesari

Title

Angel Playing a Flute

Origin

Italy

Date

1580

Medium

Black and red chalk, with traces of pen and brown ink, on buff laid paper, incised

Inscriptions

inscribed verso, lower center on partial mount, in pen and black ink (in "Gurley" hand): "Giusepe Cesari - 1568 - 1640. / ("Il Cavaliere d'Arpino")"; inscribed recto of former mount (according to Gurley Card Index): "From the Wellesley Coll / Cesari (Giuseppe), called Il Cavaliere d'Arpino or Le Josepin, born 1560 according to certain biographers, in 1568 according to other authors, died 3d of July 1640, - (Roman School.) Pupil of his father and of Cristofano Roncalli"

Dimensions

205 × 136 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.25

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