Dec 11, 2012

The Crucified Christ as the Tree of Life with Monks and Nuns

The Crucified Christ as the Tree of Life with Monks and Nuns

c. 1639

Laurent de La Hyre

(French, 1606-1656)

Black chalk, black chalk wash, and graphite with traces of brown wash and red chalk; framing lines in brown ink

Support: Cream(3) laid paper laid down on beige(1) modern laid paper

Sheet: 31.2 x 46.4 cm (12 5/16 x 18 1/4 in.); Secondary Support: 38.2 x 52.8 cm (15 1/16 x 20 13/16 in.)

Delia E. Holden Fund 1972.98


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