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Drawing of Saint Elizabeth of Portugal adoring Jesus on the Crucifix.

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  • Title: Design Depicting a Vision of the Crucifixion
  • Creator: Sebastiano Conca
  • Date Created: ca. 1730
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
  • Medium: Black chalk, brush and gray wash, white gouache, squared in black chalk.
  • Provenance: Given by the Misses Hewitt
  • Inscribed: Inscribed in pen and brown ink with initials, at lower right, in modern hand: CCOV.
  • Exhibitions: Storrs, Conn.- The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut, "Rome in the 18th Century," 13 October-19 November, 1973. New York, NY-Metropolitan Museum of Art, "Drawings from New York Collections: The 18th Century in Italy, " Jan. 30-March 21, 1971. New York, NY-Finch College Museum of Art. "The Two Sicilies: Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum," February 4 - March 20, 1970.
  • Dimensions: 39.4 x 19.7 cm (15 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)
  • Bibliography: Elaine Evans Dee, "The Two Sicilies, Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum," exhibition catalog (New York: Finch College Museum of Art, 1970) p. 18, no. 31 (illus.)."Drawings from New York Collections: The 18th Century in Italy," exhibtion catalogue (New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1971), p. 31-32, no. 34 (illus.)."Rome in the 18th Century," exhitbition catalogue (The William Benton Museum of Art, 1973) no. 37 (illus.).

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