Lodovico Ottavio Burnacini

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Lodovico Ottavio Burnacini
1636-1707
An Oratorio, probably "Abraham"
ca. 1670
Pen and black ink, with gray wash, on paper.
12 3/4 x 6 3/8 inches (325 x 163 mm)
Gift of Mrs. Donald M. Oenslager, 1982.
1982.75:172

 

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Provenance: 
Lucien Goldschmidt; acquired in 1961 by Donald M. Oenslager.
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The present scene, depicting Abraham, his wife Sara, and her maid, Hagar, may have been designed by Burnacini for the Hof Kapelle, Vienna.
Watermark: Bird on three mounts in circle, surmounted by letter "F". Watermark, beta radiograph. Bird, mounts, circle "F", Fabriano. 187720wm_1982_75_172_WM_beta.jpg

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Goldschmidt, Lucien, former owner.
Oenslager, Donald, 1902-1975, former owner.

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