Study of a Bearded Man Wearing the Helmet of Guidobaldo II della Rovere, Duke of Urbino
Anonymous, Italian, Venetian, 16th century
Charcoal or black chalk, highlighted with white chalk, on blue paper (faded to blue-gray)
10 3/16 x 8 7/16in. (25.8 x 21.5cm)
Purchase, Rogers and Harris Brisbane Dick Funds, Gifts of Ernest Shapiro and family, Mrs. Henry J. Bernheim, and Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, and Jacob H. Schiff Bequest, by exchange, and Gift of William H. Riggs, by exchange, 1998
Not on view
Marking: Collector's stamps in black ink on verso, top center: Sir Bruce S. Ingram (Lugt, 1405a) and above that, Thomas Allen (Lugt Suppl., 44).
Sir Bruce S. Ingram O.B.E., M.C. (British, Chesham, Buckinghamshire, 1877–1963)until 1952; Carl Winter (British, 1906–1966); Anna Maria Edelstein; Vendor: Anna Maria Edelstein
L. G. Boccia, E. Coelho L'arte dell'armatura in Italia. Milan, 1967, p. 244.
Stuart W. Pyhrr, José-A. Godoy, Silvio Leydi, Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Heroic Armor of the Italian Renaissance: Filippo Negroli and his Contemporaries with Essays and a Compilation of Documents by Silvio Leydi. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, October 8, 1998–January 17, 1999, pp. 148–49, cat. no. 25, fig. 25, cat. no. 25, fig. no. 25, pp. 148–49, ill.
Stuart W. Pyhrr, José-A. Godoy, Silvio Leydi Heroic Armor of the Italian Renaissance: Filippo Negroli and His Contemporaries. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1998, cat. no. 25, fig. no. 25, pp. 148-49, ill.