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Saint born to heaven by a swirling group of cherubim and angels.

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  • Title: Apotheosis of a Saint
  • Creator: Corrado Giaquinto
  • Date Created: ca. 1750
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
  • Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and wash, black chalk on cream laid paper
  • Provenance: Giovanni Piancastelli; Mr. and Mrs. Edward D. Brandegee
  • Exhibitions: New York, NY- Finch College Museum of Art, "The Two Sicilies, Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum," Feb. 4 - March 20, 1970: 1901-39-411
  • Dimensions: 32.6 x 42.7 cm (12 13/16 x 16 13/16 in.)
  • Bibliography: "The Two Sicilies, Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum," exhibition catalog (New York: Finch College Museum of Art, 1970) p. 29, no. 54 (illus.).

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