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Coronation of the Virgin
  • TitleCoronation of the Virgin
  • Technique/ MaterialRed chalk on paper
  • DimensionsDimensions: (h x b) 25,1 x 16,6 cm
  • Artist/Maker Artist: Simone Cantarini, Italian, born 1612, dead 1648
  • CategoryDrawings, Free-hand drawings
  • ClassificationDrawing
  • Geographical originItalien
  • Inventory No.NMH 1250/1863
  • AcquisitionÖvertagande 1866 från Kongl. Museum
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    Inscribed in pen and black ink at bottom centre: Pesarese. Numbered in pen and black ink at bottom centre: 1070 (Sparre)

    Preliminary study for the altarpiece of the Trinity chapel of the "Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta" in Gandino (Bergamo). Our drawing represents the whole composition and is very close to the final state of the composition. The painting was delivered in 1647.

    Two other studies of the central part of the composition are known as well as a number of detail studies [Bjurström, It. Drawings, cat. no. 1322]