4 July 2000
Jacopo Negretti, Palma Il Giovane (1544-1627)
The Adoration of the Shepherds
black chalk, pen and brown ink
119 x 83 mm.
J. Richardson, Sen. according to an inscription on the mount (verso).
Earl Spencer (L. 1530).
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Possibly a primo pensiere for the picture in the Church of Sant'Andrea, Bergamo, S. Mason Rinaldi, Palma il Giovane, L'opera completa, Milan, 1984, no. 23, p. 75, pl. 290.
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