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Study of a Seated Nude, Bearded Man in Half-Length

Artist:
Attributed to Francisco de Herrera, the Elder (Spanish, Seville ca. 1590–1654 Madrid)
Date:
1590–1654
Medium:
Pen and brown ink on light tan laid paper
Dimensions:
5-3/4 x 4-7/8 in. (14.6 x 12.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.151
Not on view
Inscription: The sheet is annotated in pen and brown ink on the upper left, "117"; and in red chalk cursive along the bottom, "titiano." On verso, in pen and brown ink: "G.F.M."

Marking: On the verso, unidentified collector's mark with initials "G. F. M." in pen and brown ink (Lugt 3343); Stamp of L. Feitelson and H. Lunderberg (not in Lugt).
Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 26, 1999–October 18, 1999.

Carmen C. Bambach "Recently Acquired Spanish Baroque Drawings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Master Drawings. vol. 37, no. 4, 1999, fig. no. 1, pp. 407-415, ill.



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