Inscribed with the collector's mark: "Shield with an "M" and a "Star", and a note identifying the work as a detail for an altar piece for "l'Hospital Da La Sainte Croix a Toledo."
La Santa Cruz Hospital (1504-1514) is now a museum in Toledo, Spain.

Descent of the Holy Ghost

artist: Antonio Allegri, called Correggio
date: 1490-1534
origin: Italian
medium: shaded sepia with touches of sanguine and black pencil on a ground prepared with faint color, with traces of the original sprinkling of gold dust on paper
credit line: Gift of Harry Rosenberg
description:

Inscribed with the collector's mark: "Shield with an "M" and a "Star", and a note identifying the work as a detail for an altar piece for "l'Hospital Da La Sainte Croix a Toledo."
La Santa Cruz Hospital (1504-1514) is now a museum in Toledo, Spain.

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