Artist attributed to Antonio Balestra, Italian, 1666-1740
  • Adoration of the Shepherds
Date 17th century
Medium pen and brown ink and brown wash over graphite on buff laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 8 1/8 × 11 inches (20.6 × 27.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Elizabeth H. Payne
Accession Number F80.40
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso, along lower ledge edge: CASTIGLIONI
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, along lower center edge: Mevot
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower right: K 1946
Elizabeth H. Payne;
1980-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, p. 282, no. A21.