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Standing Male Nude with Hands behind Back

Artist:
Battista Franco (Italian, Venice ca. 1510–1561 Venice)
Date:
1510–61
Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
15-1/4 x 6-5/8 in. (38.7 x 16.9 cm)
Classification:
Portfolios
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.119.10
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and red ink at lower center of old mount in Richardson's hand, Battista Franco.
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); Mrs. E. E. James, British(according to Sotheby's); Sotheby's, London, May 16, 1962, no. 158.; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.acting for The Metropolian Museum of Art.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections I: The Italian Renaissance," November 8, 1965–January 9, 1966.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "Old Master Drawings from American Collections," April 29, 1976–June 13, 1976.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 28, 1994–February 5, 1995.

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. 53, no. 78, ill.

Ebria Feinblatt Old Master Drawings from American Collections. Exh. cat., Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 1976, cat. no. 44, fig. no. 44, p. 46., ill.

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. 84, fig. no. 84, p. 95, ill.

Carel van Tuyll van Serooskerken The Italian Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries in the Teyler Museum. Haarlem, 2000, p. 431.



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