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Bacchanalian Scene

Artist:
Amico Aspertini (Italian, Bologna ca. 1474–1552 Bologna)
Date:
1520–35
Medium:
Black chalk, highlighted with white, on brown-washed paper
Dimensions:
10-7/8 x 16-3/4 in. (27.6 x 42.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.227.27
Not on view
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); Vendor: Through Roger Eliot Fry (British, Highgate, Middlesex 1866–1934 London)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections I: The Italian Renaissance," November 8, 1965–January 9, 1966.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 16, 1983–April 17, 1983.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Emilian Drawings and Prints in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1500-1700," March 26, 1987–May 24, 1987.

Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna. "Amico Aspertini: pittore bizzarro nell'età di Dürer e Raffaello," September 27, 2008–January 11, 2009.

Roger Eliot Fry "Recent Acquisitions of Drawings." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 3, no. 12, New York, December 1908, p. 224 (as Lorenzo Leombruno).

"Mantegna Engraving." The Print Collector's Quarterly. Print Collector's Quarterly, vol. 6, New York, 1916, fig. no. p. 169, p. 164, ill.

Jacob Bean 100 European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York Graphic Society, New York, 1964, cat. no. 9, fig. no. 9, ill.

"Drawings from the Roger Fry Purchase." Apollo. Apollo Magazine, vol. 82, London, September 1965, p. 247, fig. 2.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, Vol. I: The Italian Renaissance. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1965, p. 34, no. 35, ill.

Daniela Scaglietti Kelescian "La maturità di Amico Aspertini e i suoi rapporti con la "Maniera" Paragone. no. 20 (233), 1969, p. 47 (n. 40), pl. 35.

Dizionario enciclopedico Bolaffi Dizionario encidopedico Bolaffi dei pittori e degli incisori italians dall' 11 al 20 secolo. Turin, 1972, fig. no. fig. 240, p. 248, ill.

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Alessandro Ballarin, Alessandra Pattanaro, Vittoria Romani, Sergio Momesso Dosso Dossi: la pittura a Ferrara negli anni del Ducato di Alfonso I. Vol. 1, Cittadella (Padua), 1994-95, pp. 48-49, fig. 585.

Marzia Faietti, Daniela Scaglietti Kelescian Amico Aspertini. Modena, 1995, pp. 310-11, no. 96 (entry by Marzia Faietti).

Marzia Faietti Amico Aspertini e Dosso Dossi, pittori "antidiligenti" in L'arte nella storia. Contributi di critica e storia dell'arte per Gianni Carlo Sciolla. Ed. by Valerio Terraroli et al., Milan, 2000, p. 182, n. 59.

Amico Aspertini (1474-1552): artista bizzarro nell'età di Dürer e Raffaello Exh. cat. Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna. Ed. by Andrea Emiliani, and Daniela Scaglietti Kelescian, Milan, 2008, pp. 310-11, no. 125 (entry by Michele Danieli).

Linda Wolk-Simon, Carmen C. Bambach An Italian Journey. Drawings from the Tobey Collection: Correggio to Tiepolo. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (May 12 - August 15, 2010). New York, 2010, pp. 9 n. 17, fig. 2.4 (entry by Carmen C. Bambach).



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