Allegorical Composition with a Young Man Kneeling before a Tree
Giovanni Angelo Canini (Italian, Rome 1615–1666 Rome)
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white, over black chalk, on brown-washed paper
9-7/16 x 6-5/8 in. (24.0 x 16.9 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1952
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink on plaque near upper border, ACADEMIA; on verso, di Franceschini da Bologna; at lower border of old mount, del Franceschini.
János Scholz- purchased in New York in 1952
Nicholas Turner "Drawings by Giovanni Angelo Canini." Master Drawings. vol. 16, no. 4, 4. 1978, cat. no. 11, fig. no. 11, p. 393, ill.
Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, cat. no. Appendix 3, fig. no. Appendix 3, pp. 297-98, ill.
Artist: Giovanni Angelo Canini (Italian, Rome 1615–1666 Rome)Date: 1615–66Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and gray-brown wash, over red chalk (recto); illegible red chalk notations (verso)Accession: 1970.113.1On view in:Not on view