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Seated Male Nude

Artist:
Ubaldo Gandolfi (Italian, San Matteo della Decima 1728–1781 Ravenna)
Date:
1728–81
Medium:
Red chalk, highlighted with white
Dimensions:
16-1/4 x 10-7/8 in. (41.3 x 27.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.335
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in red chalk at lower right, presumably in the artist's hand "Ubaldo / Gand" [the rest cut off]; in pen and brown ink by Alessandro Maggiori (1764-1834) "ubaldo Gandol" [the rest cut off] / fece"; in pen and brown ink on verso by Alessandro Maggiori " Io Aless Maggiori comprai / a Bologna nel / 1788."
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, cat. no. 335, p. 24.

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, cat. no. 66, fig. no. 66, p. 81, ill.



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