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Soldiers Running

Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash over black chalk on cream paper. Fragmentary ruled framing outline in brown ink along top, left and bottom edges
Dimensions:
4-13/16 x 7-1/2 in. (12.3 x 19 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.75
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in brown ink cursive on verso (secondary support partially removed), along right edge, [illegible].

Marking: Watermark (Six pointed star watermark within two concentric circles; not in Briquet); Collector's stamp of Giuseppe Vallardi (Lugt 1223).
Giuseppe Vallardi (Italian, Milan 1784–1863); James Jackson Jarves (American, 1818-1888); Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 75.



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