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Allegorical Figure of Religion (recto); Study of a Griffon and of a Seated Figure (verso)

Artist:
attributed to Cherubino Alberti (Zaccaria Mattia) (Italian, Borgo Sansepolcro 1553–1615 Rome)
Date:
1553–1615
Medium:
Red chalk with some black chalk
Dimensions:
7-13/16 x 5-1/8 in. (19.8 x 13.0 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.17.2
Not on view
Sale, Sotheby's, London, December 7, 1976, part of no. 31; Yvonne Tan Bunzl, London (through Anstalt)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 16, 1983–April 17, 1983.

Kristina Herrmann-Fiore "Studi sui disegni di figure di Giovanni e Cherubino Alberti." Bollettino d'arte. vol. 65, no. 5, Jan. - Mar. 1980, pp. 42, 44, fig. 6 (as Giovanni Alberti, London, Collezione Tun Bunzl).

Hugh MacAndrew Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings. Volume 3: Italian School: Supplement.. Oxford, 1980, under no. 70 (Appendix 2).

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, p. 18, no. 2, ill.



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