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The Cardsharps

After Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) (Italian, Milan or Caravaggio 1571–1610 Porto Ercole)

Date:
n.d.
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash with white heightening
Dimensions:
sheet: 5 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (15 x 17.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection, Bequest of Joseph F. McCrindle, 2008
Accession Number:
2009.31.2
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: bottom right: "calzoni rossi con striscie gialle"; around the figures, left to right, "r, b, r, v, b, g, v[?]"

  • Provenance

    Thomas Lloyd (British), Lockridge House, Wantage, England; Hans M. Calmann ; Joseph F. McCrindle, New York; Donor: Joseph F. McCrindle

  • References

    Alfred Moir Caravaggio and His Copyists. New York, 1976.

    Bernard Berenson Del Caravaggio: Delle sue incongruenze e della sua forma. Florence, 1951, fig. no. pl. 14, p. 46, ill.

    Alfred Moir "Drawings after Caravaggio." Art Quarterly. vol. 35, 1972, pp. 121-142.

    Frederick den Broeder Old Master Drawings from the Collection of Joseph F. McCrindle. Exh. cat. Princeton University Art Museum, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois; The Frick Art Museum, Pittsburgh; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor; Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina. 1991,

    , cat. no. no. 31, pp. 80-81.



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