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Jael and Sisera; the woman with a mallet raised, standing over the man crouched on the ground
Black and white chalk, on blue paper, squared for transfer
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Height: 380 millimetres
Width: 222 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Lit.: A.E. Popham, 'Catalogue of Drawings in the Collection formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart., F.R.S., now in the possession of his Grandson, T. Fitzroy Phillipps Fenwick of Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham', I, London, 1935, p. 33, no. 1 (as Camillo Boccaccino); A.E. Popham, 'Italian drawings in the BM, Artists working in Parma in the Sixteenth Century', London, 1967, I, no. 40*, II, pl. 36; P.V. Begni Redona and G. Vezzoli, 'Lattanzio Gambara, Pittore', Brescia, 1978, p. 246, no.16
The attribution to Boccaccino was followed in the Fenwick Catalogue, but, as Philip Pouncey first pointed out, the drawing is a characteristic example of Gambara's draughtsmanship.
Literature: Popham, Fenwick, p. 33.
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