Holy Family with the Young Saint John the Baptist in a Landscape
31 cm x 21.6 cm (12 3/16 in. x 8 1/2 in.)
Giovanni Battista Paggi
(Genoa, 1554 - 1627)
Medium and Support:
Pen and brown ink with brush and brown wash on beige paper, laid down
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017
During the 1560s, in religious works of more contemplative subject and gentler mood, Cambiaso often adopted a mode of more conventional description and inherent beauty. This drawing, muted in contrast, lyrical in stroke, and appeal-ing in sentiment, is a fine example of this mode.