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Three Nude Male Figures; Study of the Right Hand of the Figure on the Left

Pompeo Batoni (Italian, Lucca 1708–1787 Rome)

Date:
1708–87
Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
8-3/16 x 11-15/16 in. (20.8 x 30.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number:
1975.131.5
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Annotated in graphite on verso of old mount in Sperling's hand, 3 Apostles in "Christ Consigning the Keys" Quirinale Coffee House.

  • Provenance

    Madame Galippe ; Reinier Willem Petrus de Vries (Amsterdam, 1841–1919)- Sale March 27, 29, 1923, p. 48, no. 516; Dr. Fritz Haussmann (German)- Berlin; Countess Finckenstein(see Clark and Bowron, 1895, p. 377; Yvonne Ffrench ; Harry G. Sperling

  • References

    Jacob Bean Artists in Rome in the 18th Century: Drawings and Prints [cover title: Rome in the 18th century]. Ex. cat.: February 7 - May 7. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978.

    Anthony M. Clark Pompeo Batoni: A Complete Catalogue of His Works with an Introductory Text. Edgar Peters Bowron, New York, 1985, cat. no. D144, fig. no. pl. 60, p. 384, ill.

    Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, cat. no. 5, fig. no. 5, pp. 26-27, ill.



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