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Pastoral Scene: Nomads with Sheep and Cattle

Artist:
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Il Grechetto) (Italian, Genoa 1609–1664 Mantua)
Date:
1609–64
Medium:
Brush, brown, red-brown, blue, and white paint, on brownish paper
Dimensions:
10 1/16 x 14 1/4in. (25.6 x 36.2cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.227.22
Not on view
Inscription: Numbered in pen and brown ink at lower right, 42 [?].
Sir James Knowles (British, Reigate 1831–1908 Brighton); his sale, Christie's, London, May 27–29, 1908, part of lot 134 (to Carfax); Vendor: Carfax & Co. (London), through Roger Eliot Fry
Roger Eliot Fry "Recent Acquisitions of Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 4, no. 1, New York, January 1909, p. 7.

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. 31 (vol.1), fig. no. 31, ill.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 122, fig. no. 122, pp. 91-92, ill.



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