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The Angel of the Annunciation (Cartoon for an Embroidery)

Raffaellino del Garbo (also known as Raffaelle de' Capponi and Raffaelle de' Carli) (Italian, Florence 1466?–1524 Florence)

Date:
1466–1524
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, over black chalk on paper washed brown; outlines of design and framing outlines pricked and with traces of rubbed black pouncing dust
Dimensions:
Diameter 3-13/16 x 3-13/16 in. (9.7 x 9.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.56.5a
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Annotated on verso, in graphite: Raffaello Sanzio di Urbino 1520.

  • Provenance

    Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (British, Plymouth 1793–1865 Pisa); Lady Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake, London; Christie's, London, June 2, 1894, part of lot 14; Dr. Jean Paul Richter, London

  • References

    G. S. Hellman "Drawings by Italian Artists in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." in Print-Collector's Quarterly. vol. 6, New York, April 6, 1916, pp. 157,159, ill.

    Bernard Berenson The Drawings of the Florentine Painters. 3 vols., amplified edition. Chicago, 1938, cat. no. 766A, p. 80.

    Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942-1944, cat. no. 12 (vol.1), fig. no. 12, ill.

    Italian drawings and sculpture from the Renaissance to the present, [exhibition] sponsored by the Italian Club of Staten Island, at the Staten Island Museum Ex. cat., November 23, 1958 - January 4, 1959. Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1959.

    Bernard Berenson, Luisa Vertova I disegni dei pittori fiorentini. 3 vols., Revised and enlarged. Milan, 1961, cat. no. 766E, p. 143.

    Jacob Bean 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, New York, 1964, cat. no. 8, fig. no. 8, ill.

    Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, Vol. I: The Italian Renaissance. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1965, cat. no. 25, fig. no. 25, p. 31, ill.

    Annarosa Garzelli Il ricamo nella attivita artistica di Pollaiolo, Botticelli, Bartolomeo di Giovanni. 1973, fig. no. 31, pp. 23-24, ill.

    Ebria Feinblatt Old Master Drawings from American Collections Exh. cat., Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 29 - June 13, 1976. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1976, cat. no. 17, fig. no. 17, p. 22., ill.

    Ebria Feinblatt Old Master Drawings from American Collections. Exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles, 1976, cat. no. 17, p. 21, ill.

    David Robertson Sir Charles Eastlake and the Victorian Art World. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1978, p. 277.

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, cat. no. 94, fig. no. 94, p. 103, ill.

    Francis Ames-Lewis, Joanne Wright Drawing in the Italian Renaissance Workshop. Exh. cat., University Art Gallery, Nottingham, 12 February to 12 March 1983; Victoria and Albert Museum, 30 March to May 15. London, 1983, cat. no. 11, p. 82, ill.

    Carmen C. Bambach The Tradition of Pouncing Drawings in the Italian Renaissance Workshop: Innovation and Derivation. [Ph.D. dissertation]. PhD diss., 1988 cat. no. 94, fig. no. 123, vol. 1, pt. 2.

    George R. Goldner, Carmen C. Bambach, Alessandro Cecchi, William M. Griswold, J. Nelson, Innis H. Shoemaker, Elizabeth Barker The Drawings of Filippino Lippi and His Circle Exh. cat., October 28, 1997 - January 11, 1998. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1997, cat. no. 116, pp. 348-349.

    Carmen C. Bambach Drawing and Painting in the Italian Renaissance Workshop: Theory and Practice, 1300-1600. New York and Cambridge, 1999, pp. 317-19.



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