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  • Title: A Saint Holding a Book
  • Creator: Attributed to Gioacchino Assereto
  • Date Created: c. 1640
  • Physical Dimensions: overall: 28.8 x 19.5 cm (11 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.)
  • Provenance: Santo Varni, 1887 (Lugt undescribed); János Scholz, New York (Lugt undescribed); Helene C. Seiferheld, New York, 1962; William B. O'Neal [1907-1994], Charlottesville, VA, March 1962; gift to NGA, 1991.
  • Medium: red chalk and brown wash, heightened with white and incised for transfer on wove paper; verso rubbed with red chalk covering a red chalk study of a reclining man seen from behind

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