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Cherub with the Book of the Seven Seals
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del
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Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del

Córdoba (Spain), 1616 - Córdoba (Spain), 1668

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Cherub with the Book of the Seven Seals

1640 - 1650. Red chalk on yellow laid paper.
Not on display

The cherub is depicted on foot, facing forwards and nude. He holds the book from which the seven apocalyptic seals hang. The outlines of the figure are needle-worked for their transfer by a stencil technique.

Pérez Sánchez, Alfonso E., Catálogo de Dibujos. Vol.I. Dibujos españoles siglos XV-XVII, Madrid, 1972, p.78

Technical data

Inventory number
D000102
Author
Castillo Saavedra, Antonio del
Title
Cherub with the Book of the Seven Seals
Date
1640 - 1650
Technique
Red chalk
Support
Yellow laid paper
Dimension
Height: 198 mm; Width: 140 mm
Provenance
Bequest of Pedro Fernández Durán y Bernaldo de Quirós, 1931

Bibliography +

Pérez Sánchez, Alfonso E., Catálogo de Dibujos. Vol.I. Dibujos españoles siglos XV-XVII, Madrid, 1972, pp. 78.

Other inventories +

Inv. Legado Pedro Fernández Durán, 1931. Núm. 878.

Inscriptions +

PFD [Anagrama de Pedro Fernández Durán]
Printmaking. Secondary support

878
Printmaking. Secondary support

Exhibitions +

Antonio del Castillo. Dibujos
Santander
17.04.2008 - 15.06.2008

Displayed objects +

Book

Update date: 22-08-2022 | Registry created on 26-11-2015

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