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Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine
Bartolomeo Biscaino (Italian, 1632 - 1657)
Italy (Place Created)
Red chalk with white gouache heightening on tan paper
28.9 × 39.8 cm (11 3/8 × 15 11/16 in.)
The young Saint Catherine, one of the most popular medieval saints, bends forward from the left to receive a wedding ring from the
Bartolomeo Biscaino displayed his animated draftsmanship in broad patches of light and shade, expressive gestures of faces and hands, and elaborate, flowing outlines. To give the