Red Chalk Drawings (March 16 to May 30, 1999)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 16 to May 30, 1999
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Christ's Command to St. Peter, "Feed My Sheep!" ("Pasce Oves Mea")
Andrea Sacchi (Italian, 1599 - 1661)
Red chalk and red wash
25.4 x 17.9 cm (10 x 7 1/16 in.)
Exploring the arrangement and poses of his figures within the arched format, Andrea Sacchi revealed his thought process as he considered options for the physical relationship between
The powerful and wealthy Barberini family, which included Pope Urban VIII as well as several cardinals, commissioned numerous artists to create a series of