School of Annibale Carracci

School of Annibale Carracci
1560-1609
Album of Drawings: The Life of St. Paul
Pen and brown ink, wash in varying shades of brown, occasionally in gray, over light indications in leadpoint, on paper. Bound in gold-tooled brown leather.
Binding: 11 x 8 1/4 inches (280 x 210 mm); leaf: 10 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches
Purchased as the gift of the Fellows.
1964.9
Inscription: 
Inscribed on verso of flyleaf in pencil in a nineteenth-century hand, "Mr. Lyon's Friend"; on folio 2, in pen and brown ink, in an older hand, "Illme Sigre Pron Colmo"; in another old hand; "Auuocato"; "Auacotos"; also various scribbles in a child's hand. Lettered on spine, "Desege/Di/N. Poussin".
Provenance: 
Mrs. Allan Cameron; P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., London.
Bibliography: 

Adams, Frederick B., Jr. Fourteenth Annual Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1965 & 1966. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1967, p. 111.
Pierpont Morgan Library. Review of Acquisitions, 1949-1968. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1969, p. 136.

Notes: 

Forty-nine leaves including two frontispieces, a title page lettered VITA / DI SAN PAOLO APOSTOLO / REPRESENTATA IN DISSEGNO / ET DICCHIARATA / IN SCRITTO", and fory-six pages of illustrations, each with a page of manuscript text in Italian to the left numbered I to XLVI.

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