Artist Giovanni Battista Cecchi, Italian, 1748-1807
  • Holy Family
Date between mid-18th and early 19th century
Medium pen and brown ink and gray wash over red chalk on buff laid paper, squared for transfer with graphite that has been reinforced with white in some areas
Dimensions Sheet: 9 11/16 × 7 1/8 inches (24.6 × 18.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR272
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower left: No 272
1887, C.J. Meyer (Carlsbad).
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)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 100-101, no. 44.