The Meeting of St Francis and St Dominic by Ciro Ferri

The purpose of the drawing has not been established, but is is squared in black chalk, possibly in preparation for engraving.

Details

Medium:
Red & black chalk heightened with white
Dimensions:
26 x 39 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £40,000)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Hazlitt, Gooden and Fox

Ferri was the ablest and closest follower of his master, Pietra da Cortona. Part of a collection of Old Master drawings previously held at Holkham Hall, Norfolk.

Provenance

Holkham Hall Sale, Christie's, 1991.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery The Mound, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH2 2EL 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

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