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The Beech Tree of the Madonna at La Verna

Artist:
Jacopo Ligozzi (Italian, Verona 1547–1627 Florence)
Date:
1605–7
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash and with traces of gray wash, over black chalk
Dimensions:
15-13/16 x 10-1/8 in. (40.2 x 25.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.131.1
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in lead graphite at upper right border, P. Annotated on verso, in pen and brown ink at upper right, no[n]. 103; at lower left, Kaye Dowland 1869 / 53. / I...
Kaye Dowland (British, active ca. 1870–1872); M. Goldschmidt
Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1982 - June 30, 1983. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 113, New York, 1983, p. 24.

Jacob Bean Notable Acquisitions, 1983-1984: Drawings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1984, (entry by Jacob Bean), p. 68, ill.

Jacob Bean - with E. Fischer "Two Drawings by Jacopo Ligozzi." in Festschrift to Erik Fischer: European Drawings from Six Centuries. Copenhagen, 1990.

Lucilla Conigliello Jacopo Ligozzi, Le vedute del Sacro Monte della Verna i dipinti di Poppi e Bibbiena. Exh. cat. Poppi, 1992, cat. no. 25, fig. no. 45, pp. 51, 78, 173, ill.

William M. Griswold, Linda Wolk-Simon Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings in New York Collections. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 11 - March 27, 1994). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, pp. 40-41, no. 35, ill.

Marco Chiarini, Cristina Giannini, Alan P. Darr, Ian Wardropper, Palazzo Strozzi, Art Institute of Chicago, Detroit Institute of Arts L'ombra del genio Michelangelo e l'arte a Firenze 1537–1631. Florence, 2002, pp. 313-14, no. 178 (entry by Lucilla Conigliello).

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. 116, under no. 32, fig. 32.2 (entry by C.C. Bambach).



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