David: presentation

Giovanni David – Birth of the Virgin

Giovanni David (Cabella 1743 – Genoa 1790) Birth of the Virgin 1784-1785 Black ink pen, polychrome watercolors, tempera on paper, 507 x 485 mm Provenance: Rome, private collection Executed in pandant with Presentation of the Virgin at the Temple, it is presumably the presentation drawing for the commission of the Birth of the Vergin for…