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Saint John the Baptist in the Desert
Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban
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Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban

Sevilla, 1617 - Sevilla, 1682

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Saint John the Baptist in the Desert

Second half of the XVII century. Grey-brown wash, Pencil on white paper. Not on display


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Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban
Saint John the Baptist in the Desert
Second half of the XVII century
Grey-brown wash; Pencil
White paper
Height: 170 mm.; Width: 124 mm.
Collection of Adolphe Stein, París; acquisition for the Prado Museum with funds from the Legacy of the Villaescusa, 1993

Bibliography +

Stein, Adolphe, Master Drawings, Douwes Fine Art Gallery, Londres, 1990, pp. nº 101.

Stein, Adolphe, Dessins Espagnols, Galerie Gismondi, París, 1991, pp. nº 45.

Museo Nacional del Prado, Un mecenas póstumo: el legado Villaescusa, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1993, pp. 115.

Museo del Prado, Últimas adquisiciones: 1982-1995, Museo del Prado, Madrid, 1995, pp. 153.

Pérez Sánchez, Alfonso E., Tres siglos de dibujo sevillano, Fundación Fondo de Cultura de Sev, Sevilla, 1996, pp. 196.

Brown, Jonathan, Murillo. Virtuoso draftsman, Yale University Press, 2012, pp. 258-259.

Other inventories +

Inv. Dibujos, Fondo Antiguo. Núm. 1667.

Inv. Nuevas Adquisiciones (iniciado en 1856). Núm. 2318.

Inscriptions +

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Inscribed in pen and ink. Front, lower left corner


Exhibitions +

Tres siglos de dibujo sevillano
30.11.1995 - 11.02.1996

Update date: 05-01-2021 | Registry created on 28-04-2015

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