Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Standing Male Figure: Study for a Portrait

Artist:
Bartolomé Estebán Murillo (Spanish, Seville 1617–1682 Seville)
Date:
1670–80
Medium:
Black chalk (verso); pen and brown ink over traces of black chalk underdrawing (recto) on off-white paper
Dimensions:
5-5/8 x 4 in. (14.3 x 10.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.66.12
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink, along lower center border, "Bartolome Muri..."
Annotated on verso, "arithmetic / [numbers in what appears to be black chalk]".
Professor John Isaacs (London)Isaacs sale, Sotheby & Co., London, Jan. 28, 1965, p. 49, lot no. 181 [ called Bartolomeo Esteban Murillo, Study for the Portrait of a Man, standing, full-lenth, holding a hat...]); Mr. N. Betts, London (according to vendor); his sale, Sotheby's, London, January 28, 1965(p. 49, lot no. 181, called Bartolomeo Esteban Murillo, Study for the Portrait of a Man, standing, full-lenth, holding a hat..."); Mr. N. Betts (London)(according to vendor); P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Museo Nacional del Prado. "Bartolome Esteban Murillo," October 8, 1982–December 12, 1982.

Royal Academy of Arts. "Murillo," January 15, 1983–March 27, 1983.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Spain: Drawings, Prints and Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 18, 1989–July 16, 1989.

The Frick Collection, New York. "The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya," October 5, 2010–January 9, 2011.

Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander. "Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682) Dibujos," March 30, 2012–May 27, 2012.

D. Angulo Iñignez "Algunos dibujos de Murillo." in Archivo Espanol de Arte. vol. 47, 1974, p. 107, fig. 29.

Gridley McKim Smith Spanish Baroque Drawings in North American Collections. Exh. cat., Lawrence (Kansas), University of Kansas Museum of Art, 1974. Lawrence, Kansas, 1974, no. 27, repr.

Jonathan Brown "Exhibition review: Spanish Baroque Drawings in North American Collections" in Master Drawings. vol. 13, no. 1, New York, 1975, p. 63.

Jonathan Brown Murillo and His Drawings. Exh. cat., Princeton, Princeton University, The Art Museum, 1976-77. Princeton, 1976, no. 87.

Bartolome Esteban Murillo [1617-1682]. Exh. cat., Museo del Prado, Madird, October 8 - December 12, 1982; and Royal Academy of Arts, London, January 15 - March 27, 1983. Museo Nacional del Prado, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1982, p. 300, no. D23 (entry by Manuela Mena Marqués).

Carmen C. Bambach "Recently Acquired Spanish Baroque Drawings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Master Drawings. vol. 37, no. 4, 1999, p. 415, n. 16.

Jonathan Brown, Lisa A. Banner, A. Schulz et al. The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya. Exh. cat., The Frick Collection, New York (October 5, 2010 - January 9, 2011). New York, 2010, pp. 78-79, no. 22 (entry by Jonathan Brown), ill.

Jonathan Brown Murillo Virtuoso Draftsman. Yale University Press, New Haven and London in association with Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, 2012, pp. 208-09, no. 83.

Manuela Mena Marqués Bartolomé Esteban Murillo [1617-1682] Dibujos. Exh. cat., Sala de Exposiciones Fundación Botín, Santander (Mar. 30 - May 27, 2012). Santander, 2012, p. 44, no. 22, ill.

Manuela B. Mena Marqués, Virginia Albarrán Martín Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682): Dibujos, catálogo razonado. Fondacion Botín, 2015, pp. 226-29, no. 36.



Related Objects

The Infant St. John the Baptist

Artist: Bartolomé Estebán Murillo (Spanish, Seville 1617–1682 Seville) Date: 1618–82 Medium: Pen and brown ink with brush and gray wash over black chalk underdrawing. Composition outlined with black chalk inner line and brush and gray wash outer line. Framing lines ruled in, in pen and gray-brown ink, possibly by the artist himself Accession: 63.5 On view in:Not on view

The Nativity

Artist: Bartolomé Estebán Murillo (Spanish, Seville 1617–1682 Seville) Date: 1665–70 Medium: Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of leadpoint or soft black chalk Accession: 1995.375 On view in:Not on view

Don Andrés de Andrade y la Cal

Artist: Bartolomé Estebán Murillo (Spanish, Seville 1617–1682 Seville) Date: ca. 1665–72 Medium: Oil on canvas Accession: 27.219 On view in:Gallery 610

The Crucifixion

Artist: Bartolomé Estebán Murillo (Spanish, Seville 1617–1682 Seville) Date: ca. 1675 Medium: Oil on canvas Accession: 1976.100.17 On view in:Not on view

Virgin and Child

Artist: Bartolomé Estebán Murillo (Spanish, Seville 1617–1682 Seville) Date: ca. 1670–72 Medium: Oil on canvas Accession: 43.13 On view in:Gallery 610