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Drawing, Two Martyrs, 1641

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1641 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is red crayon, pen and ink, brush with brown and gray water color, and white heightening on blue paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 23.1 × 18.1 cm (9 1/8 × 7 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Visible upon the pedestal are the words SUR/CORDA/SURSU[m]/CORDA.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Two Martyrs, 1641; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; red crayon, pen and ink, brush with brown and gray water color, and white heightening on blue paper; H x W: 23.1 × 18.1 cm (9 1/8 × 7 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-89

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