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Figural Studies for a Scene (The Birth of the Virgin or Saint John the Baptist?)

Artist:
Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florence 1494–1540 Fontainebleau) , circle of
Date:
1495–1540
Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
8 11/16 x 6in. (22.1 x 15.2cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.1
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated at bottom of sheet, Sebastiano del Piombo.
Annotated by an unidentified critic on the mat, By Il Rosso (?).
James Jackson Jarves (American, 1818-1888); 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.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 11, 2000–June 25, 2000.

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. 1, p. 3.



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