Giuseppe Cades

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Giuseppe Cades
1750-1799
Christ in the House of Mary and Martha
Black chalk, with brown and gray wash, with white opaque watercolor, on paper.
10 x 14 7/8 inches (255 x 377 mm)
Purchased on the Walter C. Baker Fund.
2000.43
Inscription: 

Inscribed at lower right, in black chalk, "Maria optimam partem elegit"; at lower right corner, in pen and brown ink, "Josephino Cades"; at lower center of mount, in a cartouche, in brown ink, "Gioseppino Cades".

Provenance: 
Duke Roberto Ferretti di Castelferretto; Crispian Riley-Smith, London.
Bibliography: 

Caracciolo, Maria Teresa. Giuseppe Cades 1750-1799 et la Rome de son Temps. Paris : Arthena, 1992, no. 29A.

Associated names: 

Ferretti, Roberto, Duke of Castelferretto, former owner.
Riley-Smith, Crispian, former owner.

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