The Infant Christ, The Virgin and St Joseph by Ludovico Carracci

The drawing depict the Infant Christ, The Virgin and St Joseph seated at a table attended by an Angel.

Details

Medium:
Pen & ink on vellum
Dimensions:
13 x 12 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,750 ( Total: £17,500)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Artemis Fine Arts

The unusual technique of ink on vellum suggests that the drawing was made in its own right as a miniature.

Provenance

Earls of Leicester, Holkham.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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