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Design for a Pendentive: Youthful Musicians with Wind Instruments

Artist:
Pomponio Amalteo (Italian, Molta di Livenza 1505–1588 San Vito al Tagliamento)
Date:
1505–88
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white, over red chalk, on blue paper
Dimensions:
2-1/2 x 2-1/2 in. (6.3 x 6.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.249c
Not on view
Inscription: Numbered in pen and brown ink at upper right corner of old mount, 12.
Sir Peter Lely (Pieter van der Faes) (British, Soest 1618–1680 London); William Gibson (British, ca. 1644–1703); Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); Sir William Marcus John Worsley (British, Malton 1925–2012 Malton)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 16, 1983–April 17, 1983.

The Merchants' Hall Italian 16th-Century Drawings from British Private Collections Edinburgh Festival. August 23 - September 13, 1969. The Merchants' Hall, Edinburgh, 1969, cat. no. no. 68 (12).

Terence Mullaly "Italian Sixteenth-Century Drawings in Edinburgh." Burlington Magazine. vol. 61, London, October, 1969, p. 631.

Charles E. Cohen "Drawings by Pomponio Amalteo" in Master Drawings. vol. 2, no. 3, New York, 1973, fig. no. fig. 14, pp.256-57, ill.

Charles E. Cohen I Disegni di Pomponio Amalteo. Italy, 1975, fig. no. fig. 46, pp. 64-69, ill.

Jacob Bean "Departmental Accessions: Drawings." Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1977 - June 30, 1978. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 108, New York, 1978, p. 37.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, cat. no. 9, fig. no. 9, p. 23, ill.

James Byam Shaw "Review of an exhibition of 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Master Drawings. vol. 21, no. 4, New York, Winter 1983-1984.

Stefaan Hautekeete Disegno & Colore. Dessins italiens et français de XVIe au XVIIIe siècle Musée Royaux de Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Cinisello Balsamo-Milan, 2012, under cat. no. 1 (enyry by Mary Vaccaro), p. 18.

Laura Giles, Lia Markey, Claire Van Cleave Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum. Princeton, 2014, p. 246, under no. 5 (entry by Claire Van Cleave).



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