Baptism of Christ

Baptism of Christ

16th century
Artist
Jacopo Palma Il Giovane
drawing
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, on ivory laid paper affixed to ivory laid paper with Whatman water-mark; extraneous mark in red chalk at upper left
The Esmond Bradley Martin Collection
2019.574
Jacopo Palma Il Giovane. Baptism of Christ. 16th century. Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, on ivory laid paper affixed to ivory laid paper with Whatman water-mark; extraneous mark in red chalk at upper left. The Esmond Bradley Martin Collection. 2019.574.
Dimensions
height: 5.75 in, 14.6050 cm; width: 8.75 in, 22.2250 cm; frame height: 13.75 in, 34.9250 cm; frame width: 16.375 in, 41.5925 cm; frame depth: .875 in, 2.2225 cm; height: 6.125 in, 15.5575 cm; width: 9 in, 22.8600 cm
Department
European and American Art Before 1900
Collection
European Painting and Sculpture before 1900
Known Provenance
Mrs. E. John Heidsieck, Chastellux, Tuxedo Park, New York; her sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, February 12–13, 1943, lot 291 (as Jacopo Tintoretto); from which acquired by Wildenstein, New York; from which acquired by Esmond Bradley Martin [1941–2018], 1965; gifted to the Denver Art Museum, 2019.
Exhibition History
  • "Drawings Through Four Centuries"—Wildenstein, New York, Summer 1949, no. 26
  • "The Art of Drawing, 1500-1950"—Wildenstein, London, 05/14–07/04/1953, no. 8
  • "Timeless Master Drawings"—Wildenstein, New York, November-December 1955, no. 34
  • "Drawings of Five Centuries"—Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California, 04/21-05/17/1959, no. 22 (as Tintoretto). Illustrated
  • Phoenix Art Museum, special exh. for opening of the 1965 wing, 1965-1966
  • Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, 1967-1969
  • Denver Art Museum, 1974 (special loan)
  • "French and Italian Master Drawings from the Collection of Esmond Bradley Martin, Jr."— Denver Art Museum, 05/01-06/27/1982 (cat. by P. Hattis), no. 2
  • "Passport to Paris"—Denver Art Museum, 10/27/2013–02/09/2014