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Pieter Coecke van Aelst (I)

Allegory of baptism
Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi, inv./cat.nr. [..]
Object information
Object category
drawing
Support/medium
paper, pen in brown and grey ink, brown wash, heightened in white
Shape/dimensions
rectangle (portrait format) 317 x 281 mm
Current attribution
Pieter Coecke van Aelst (I)
Date
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1517 - 1550
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  • after

    schilderij in de Uffizi, Florence

Provenance
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Visual documentation
Creation date: 1998-04-07; Last modified date: 2016-01-22

Comments

eduardo batarda fernandes 04 January 2015
The figure in the lower register, holding a cross, identified as a second - or even third - representation of Christ in the Florence catalogue and in the recent van Aelst New York catalogue should perhaps be interpreted as St. Dismas, the Good Thief.

Eduardo Batarda Fernandes
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