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Adoration of the Shepherds; the Christ Child lying on a bed of straw, with the Virgin and St Joseph behind, shepherds at l, one with a lamb over his shoulder, a woman at right balancing a dish on her head and holding onto a small child
Pen and brown ink, with brown and grey wash, heightened with white (partly oxidised), on blue paper, squared for transfer
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Height: 164 millimetres
Width: 185 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Acquired as Anonymous Bolognese, XVIIc.
N Turner suggested '? Prospero Fontana'.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
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