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God the Father and Angels

Unknownca. 1750–1800

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

God the Father is flying, arms outstretched. An angel is kneeling immediately beneath him upon a cloud, upon which four other angles are also kneeling and sitting further down. A small angel holds a palm branch.

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  • Title: God the Father and Angels
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1750–1800
  • Provenance: Ex-collection: Giovanni Piancastelli
  • Exhibitions: Wellesley, Mass.- Wellesley College, "The Two Sicilies, Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum", Sept. 12 - Nov. 22, 1970.New York, NY- Finch College Museum of Art, "The Two Sicilies, Drawings from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum", Feb. 4 - March 20, 1970. Huntington, L.I.-The Heckscher Museum, "The Last Flowering of Religious Art", Feb.16 - Mar. 31, 1968.
  • Dimensions: 47.5 x 32.5 cm (18 11/16 x 12 13/16 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund
  • Medium: Black and red chalk on thick cream paper

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