Raffaellino del Garbo (also known as Raffaelle de’ Capponi and Rafaelle de’ Carli) (Italian, Florentine, 1466?–1524)
Pen and brown ink and wash with white gouache over black chalk; outlines pricked for transfer; 3 3/16 x 3 3/16 in. (9.7 x 9.7 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1912 (12.56.5a)
This delicate study was one of many made by Raffaellino as models for embroidered figures. The figural type and the delicacy of line and white gouache heightening are typical of Raffaellino's drawings and reflect the impact of his master Filippino Lippi.