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The Annunciation (recto); Faint View of Buildings (verso)

Artist:
Fra Bartolomeo (Bartolomeo di Paolo del Fattorino) (Italian, Florence 1473–1517 Florence)
Date:
1472–1517
Medium:
Pen and brown ink (kneeling angel at left), faint black chalk (the hardly legible standing figure of the Virgin at right) (recto); faint view of buildings in pen and brown ink (verso)
Dimensions:
4 3/16 x 5 15/16 in. (10.7 x 15.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Anne D. Thomson, 1923
Accession Number:
23.280.7
Not on view
Anne D. Thomson (American, New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 16, 1983–April 17, 1983.

Bernard Berenson The Drawings of the Florentine Painters. 3 vols., amplified edition. Chicago, 1938, cat. no. 459 B, fig. no. 459 B, p. 41 (vol. 2), ill.

Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942–44, cat. no. 7 (vol.1), fig. no. 7 (recto), ill.

"Some Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum." Connoisseur. vol. 110, New York, January 1943, p. 151.

Recent Acquisitions and Promised Gifts: Sculpture, Drawings, Prints. Exh. cat. National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Washington, D. C., 1974, p. 47, under cat. 12.

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. 24, fig. no. 24, pp. 37-38, ill.



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