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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
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Annotated in brown ink cursive on verso (secondary support partially removed), along right edge, [illegible].

    Marking: Six pointed star watermark within two concentric circles - not in Briquet.

  • Provenance

    Giuseppe Vallardi (Italian, Milan 1784–1863); James Jackson Jarves ; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)

  • References

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



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