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Seated Youth Facing Right, Seen from the Back

Artist:
Annibale Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1560–1609 Rome)
Date:
1560–1609
Medium:
Red chalk with some white chalk highlights (recto); scribbles in red chalk (verso)
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/8 x 11 7/8 in. (28.2 x 30.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cephas G. Thompson, 1887
Accession Number:
87.12.83
Not on view
Inscription: The recto is annotated by a 17th century hand, at bottom right, in pen and brown ink: "d'Anibale Caracci".
The recto is annotated by an early hand, at bottom right, in red chalk: "60"; by a modern hand, near center, in graphite: "253".
The verso is annotated by a 17th century hand, at top right, in pen and brown ink: "d'Annibale/ originale, ma non la/ che ci è stata di[pinta] / doppo (diceva il Guercino)/ hauto [avuto] in mano" [inscription partially cut off].
The verso is annotated by an early hand, at bottom right, in red chalk: "758".
Cephas G. Thompson (American, 1809–1888); Donor: Cephas G. Thompson (American, 1809–1888)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 753.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 106, fig. no. 106, p. 79, ill.



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