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Reclining Male Nude (recto); Seated Male Nude (verso)

Artist:
Ubaldo Gandolfi (Italian, San Matteo della Decima 1728–1781 Ravenna)
Date:
1728–81
Medium:
Red chalk, highlighted with white (recto); red and black chalk, highlighted with white (verso)
Dimensions:
11-1/8 x 16-1/8 in. (28.2 x 40.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.332
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated by Alessandro Maggiori (1764-1834) in pen and brown ink at lower right "Ubaldo Gandolfi fece", in another hand, "1720-I781"; in pen and brown ink on verso, "Io Aless. Maggiori / comprai a Bolo: / gna nel 1793"; in red graphite, "332"; and in graphite, "Gandolfo".
Alessandro Maggiori (Italian, Fermo 1764–1834 Fermo); James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
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, p. 23, no. 332 (as Ubaldo Gandolfi).

Jacob Bean, William M. Griswold 18th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1990, p. 82, no. 67.

Andrea Czére "Four Drawings by the Gandolfi Brothers and the "scuola del nudo" in Bologna." Master Drawings. Vol. 31, No. 4, 1993, pp. 464-65, figs. 3-4 (both recto and verso repr.).



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