The Ascension - Guido Reni
Ca. 17th Century
Attributed to Guido Reni (1573 - 1642), a Baroque-style Italian painter known for his frescos in distinct Italian chapels and as one of the painters patronized by the Borghese family. Many etchings are attributed to Reni, they are typically a spirited composition of delicate lines and dots.
Original drawing, "The Ascension", in black graphite on pale blue paper is a subtle and beautiful illustration of cherub figures delivering a robed female figure upward.
Frame: 13.25”H x 12”W approx.
Drawing: 6.5"H x 5”W approx.