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Drawing, Angels Carrying the Holy Cross and Shroud

This is a Drawing. It was created by Mattia Preti. It is dated 1661–66 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is red chalk on paper. 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

36.3 x 22.8 cm (14 5/16 x 9 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: fleur-de-lys on three mounts within a circle, surmounted by the letter M (Heawood 1620)

It is inscribed

signed in pen and brown ink, lower left: Calabrese; lower center margin: Calabrese

Cite this object as

Drawing, Angels Carrying the Holy Cross and Shroud; Mattia Preti (Italian, 1613 - 1699); Italy; red chalk on paper; 36.3 x 22.8 cm (14 5/16 x 9 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-8105

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