Three Studies of a Bishop by Vittore Carpaccio

In the left-hand study he faces the front; in the centre he advances to the left, his right hand raised; in the right-hand study, he is in profile to the left with his chasuble drawn about him.

Details

Medium:
Brush in grey on green paper
Dimensions:
20 x 22 cm
Art Fund grant:
£3,000 ( Total: £3,000)
Acquired in:
1946
Vendor:
Frere Cholmeley

Study for the picture of the arrival of St.Ursula in Rome.

Provenance

From the Phillipps Fenwick Collection.

Venue details

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

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