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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1990.52
People
Jacques Stella, French (Lyon 1596 - 1657 Paris)
Title
The Birth of the Virgin
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
17th century
Culture
French
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gray wash over traces of black chalk on cream antique laid paper, laid down on cream antique laid paper, framing lines in black ink
Dimensions
irregular: 26.8 x 17.3 cm (10 9/16 x 6 13/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: none visible–drawing laid down
Provenance
Melvin R. Seiden, gift; to Fogg Art Museum, 1990, inv. no. 1990.52
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Melvin R. Seiden
Accession Year
1990
Object Number
1990.52
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Pierre Rosenberg, Passion for Drawing: Poussin to Cézanne, Works from the Prat Collection, exh. cat., Art Services International (Alexandria, VA, 2004), under cat. no. 12, fig. 1

Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon and Musée des Augustins de Toulouse, Jacques Stella, exh. cat., Somogy Éditions d'Art (Paris, France, 2006), p. 232, fig. XV.1, repr.

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