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Allegorical Figure of Purity with a Unicorn and Putto (recto); Study of a Nude Boy (verso)

Artist:
Baldassarre Franceschini (il Volterrano) (Italian, Volterra 1611–1690 Florence)
Date:
1642
Medium:
Red chalk on beige paper
Dimensions:
15-5/8 x 10-5/16 in. (39.7 x 26.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1969
Accession Number:
69.172
Not on view
Inscription: Numbered in graphite at lower right corner of recto, 67.
Hans M. Calmann- from a large album of 16 & 17 century drawing
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971," January 18, 1972–April 16, 1972.

Jacob Bean Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 18 - April 16). New York, 1972, cat. no. 19, p. 8.

J. Patrick Cooney "Drawings by il Volterrano for Three Decorative Projects." Master Drawings. vol. 12, 1974, cat. no. no. 4, fig. no. verso pl. 39a, pp. 373-74, 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. 182, fig. no. 182, pp. 142-44, ill.

Catherine Monbeig Goguel Dessins baroque florentins du Musée du Louvre. LXXIVe Exposition du Cabinet du dessins. Exh. cat. Musée du Louvre, Paris. Paris, 1982, p. 169, under no. 102.

James Byam Shaw The Italian Drawings of the Frits Lugt Collection. vol. 1, Paris, 1983, cat. no. 372, p. 368.

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, p. 180, fig. 54.3 (entry by L. Wolk-Simon), fig. no. 54.3.



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