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Descent of Christ into Limbo

Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk on cream paper
Dimensions:
5-11/16 x 6-1/8 in. (14.5 x 15.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.101
Not on view
Marking: No watermark visible.
James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 101.



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