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Kneeling, Seated and Standing Figures (recto); Seated, Kneeling and Reclining Figures (verso)

Artist:
Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian, Florence 1501–1547 Rome)
Date:
1501–47
Medium:
Pen and brown ink (recto); pen and brown and black ink (verso)
Dimensions:
6 3/8 x 8 7/8in. (16.2 x 22.5cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Harry G. Sperling, 1971
Accession Number:
1975.131.44
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink at lower left, "del Vaga/ perri Dadicom...o [?]". Inscribed on verso, in black chalk, "Corneille."

Marking: Collector's stamp: August Artaria (Lugt 33)
August Artaria (Austrian, 1807–1893); F. Kleinberger Galleries; Harry G. Sperling (1906–1971), New York; Donor: Harry G. Sperling (1906–1971)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Perino del Vaga in New York Collections," September 27, 2011–February 5, 2012.

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. 167, fig. no. 167, pp. 173-74, ill.

Elena Parma Armani "Perino del Vaga, ingegno sottile e capriccioso." Perino del Vaga tra Raffaello e Michelangelo. Milan, 2001, pp. 33, 38n, repr. (recto and verso).



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