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Drawing, Standing Cleric Holding a Book

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giovanni Bernardino Azzolino. It is dated 1625–75 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is red chalk, pen and black ink on cream paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

26.8 x 17.2 cm (10 9/16 x 6 3/4 in. )

It has the following markings

Watermark on lining paper: Heawood #1573 (Naples, 1752)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: Gio. Bernardino Siciliano; in pen and black ink, lower right [by later hand]: D[ucati] 5

Cite this object as

Drawing, Standing Cleric Holding a Book; Designed by Giovanni Bernardino Azzolino (Italian, 1572 - 1645); Italy; red chalk, pen and black ink on cream paper, lined; 26.8 x 17.2 cm (10 9/16 x 6 3/4 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-7054

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