Studies for a Scourging Soldier and the Head of Christ.

Jacopo Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte) (Italian, Bassano del Grappa ca. 1510–1592 Bassano del Grappa)

ca. 1565
Pastel with red chalk on laid light brown paper (formerly blue)
sheet: 15 1/16 x 9 9/16 in. (38.3 x 24.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1999
Accession Number:
  • Provenance

    Mrs. Maconochie (Camerton), Bath, Somersetafter Mrs. Maconochie; Christie's sale, London, July 6, 1976, lot 81; Christie's, London, July 6, 1976, lot 81 "Various Properties"; Jacques Petithory ; Raymond Bigay (Cannes)after Raymond Bigay; Christie's sale, New York, January 28, 1999, lot 3.; Christie's, New York, 28 January, 1999, lot 3.; Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 25, 2005–July 24, 2005.

  • References

    Hans Tietze, Erica Tietze-Conrat The Drawings of the Venetian Painters in the 15th and 16th Centuries. New York, 1944 (reprinted 1970, 1979), cat. no. 121, p. 49.

    Edoardo Arslan I Bassano. 2 vols., Milan, 1960, p. 335. (v.1).

    William R. Rearick Jacobus da Ponte Bassanensis. 5 vols., Bassano del Grappa, 1986-1993, cat. no. v.3, no. 3, fig. no. III, pl. II, ill.

    Beverly Louise Brown, Paola Marini Jacopo Bassano, c. 1510-1592. Exh. cat. Museo Civico, Bassano del Grappa, 5 September - 6 December 1992; Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 23 January - 25 April 1993. Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 1993, cat. no. under 94 and 77.

    Alessandro Ballarin Jacopo Bassano. Anthology edited by Vittoria Romani, 5 vols., Citadella (Padua), 1995-1996, fig. no. See "Remarks", pp. 278-280, 305, ill.

    Carmen C. Bambach, Colta Ives, Nadine Orenstein, Michiel C. Plomp, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1999-2000." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 58, no. 20, Fall 2000, p. 26, ill.

  • See also
    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History