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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1910.12.2.64
People
Giovanni Beltrami, Italian (Cremona, Italy 1770 - 1854 Cremona, Italy?)
After Carlo Cignani, Italian (Bologna, Italy 1628 - 1719 Forli, Italy)
Title
Charity, after Cignani
Classification
Sculpture
Work Type
relief, sculpture
Date
1819 - 1835
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/99730
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Plaster
Technique
Cast
Dimensions
5.4 x 4.5 x 1 cm (2 1/8 x 1 3/4 x 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l.: BELTRAMI
  • inscription: beneath image, relief, in artist's hand: CARLO CIGNANI PINX
  • inscription: lower margin, relief, in artist's hand: SOMMARIVA POSSIEDE / 1819
Provenance
Dr. George E. Ellis, Boston, MA, To the Massachusetts Historical Society. Ellis was the president of the Mass. Historical Society from 1885-1894.
Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA, From Dr. George E. Ellis, Gift to the Fogg Art Museum, 1910.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of the Massachusetts Historical Society
Accession Year
1910
Object Number
1910.12.2.64
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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