Pietro da Cortona / The Holy Trinity with Saint Michael Conquering the Dragon / 1666?Pietro da Cortona
The Holy Trinity with Saint Michael Conquering the Dragon

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Creator Name: Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini)
Creator Nationality: European; Southern European; Italian
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Italian; 1596-1669
Creator Name-CRT: Pietro da Cortona
Title: The Holy Trinity with Saint Michael Conquering the Dragon
Title Type: preferred
Title: The Vision of Saint John the Evangelist
Title Type: alternate
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1656
Creation End Date: 1669
Creation Date: 1666?
Creation Place: Europe,Italy
Object Type: Drawings and Watercolors
Classification Term: pen and ink
Classification Term: Drawing
Classification Term: Prints and Drawings
Materials and Techniques: Pen and brown ink, with brush and brown and gray wash, heightened with lead white (discolored), and black chalk, on tan laid paper, laid down on tan laid card.
Dimensions: 458 x 357 mm
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1965.860
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Margaret Day Blake Collection
Rights: http://www.artic.edu/aic/rights/main.rights.html
Context: exhib. label:The Holy Trinity with Saint Michael Conquering the Dragonc. 1668Pen and brown ink with brush and brown and gray wash,heightened with white gouache, over traces of black chalk on buff paperMargaret Day Blake CollectionPietro da Cortona was active in Rome as an architect, painter, and decorator. This majestic sheet reflects his virtuosity in all these fields, approximating High Baroque ceiling frescoes in its play of light and active, sculptural forms. It probably served as a painting once in the Vatican but now lost.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1965.860
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 2000

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