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Souls in Purgatory, between late 17th and early 18th century

  • Alonso Cano, Spanish, 1601-1667

Pen and brush and black ink and gray wash on cream-yellow paper

  • Sheet: 6 3/4 × 5 inches (17.1 × 12.7 cm)

Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps

09.1SDR47

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

Stamp, in blue, lower left edge: [unidentified collector] Stamp, in purple, verso, lower right: Peoli (Lugt 2020)

Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, verso, across upper galf: Cano (Alonso ou Alexis) né a Gren[a?] [cut off] | le 19 Mars 1601 mort le 9 Octobr[e?] | 1667. Elève de Pacheco Francisco à Seville, de Juan del Castillo [e?] [cut off] | d'Herrera | Dessin acheté 10,40 a Séville en | 1858 le 10 Décembre. | h = 0"', 165 L = 0"', 136 | C. Gasc [calligraphic swirls added beneath name] Inscribed, in pencil, lower right: Cano, Alonso souls in | Purgatory Inscribed, in pencil, lower center, 278. Inscribed, in pencil, lower left: no 47

unidentified collector. Charles Gasc (Paris, France)

January 17, 1865, possibly in Gasc sale (Paris, France)

J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA)

May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) no. 132 (as by Alonso Cano). James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

school of Alonso Cano, Souls in Purgatory, between late 17th and early 18th century, pen and brush and black ink and gray wash on cream-yellow paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps, 09.1SDR47.