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Jupiter Appearing to Semele

Artist:
Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian, Florence 1501–1547 Rome)
Date:
1501–47
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with yellow gouache, on brown-washed paper
Dimensions:
15 x 18-1/16 in. (38.1 x 45.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.56
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower center on reverse of old backing, P. Mariette; at lower left, dessin par le Cangiage; at lower left, dessin par le Cangiage; at lower right, no 100.
Dr. Anton Schrafl (Zurich); Vendor: Christie's, London December 9, 1982, lot 21
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings, Prints and Photographs: A Selection," February 20, 1990–May 27, 1990.

Palazzo Te, Mantua. "Perino del Vaga: tra Raffaello e Michelangelo," March 17, 2001–June 10, 2001.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Perino del Vaga in New York Collections," September 27, 2011–February 5, 2012.

Richard Harprath Stiftung Ratjen; Italienische Zeichnungen des 16. Jahrhunderts aus eigenem Besitz. Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München, Munich, 1977, Under no. 108, p. 157, note 2., cat. no. under no. 108, p. 157 (note 2).

Eraldo Gaudioso, Filippa M. Aliberti Gli affreschi di Paolo III a Castel Sant'Angelo. Progetto ed esecuzione. 1543-1548. Catalogo: II. I disegni Exh. cat. Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome. Rome, 1981, cat. no. no. 142, p. 188, ill.

Roseline Bacou Autour de Raphael. Exh. cat., Paris, Musee du Louvre. Paris, 1983, cat. no. no. 105, p. 93.

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.

Bernice F. Davidson "The Furti di Giove Tapestries Designed by Perino del Vaga for Andrea Doria." Art Bulletin. vol. 70, no. 3, September 1988, footnote 92, fig. no. 15, pp. 439-400, ill.

Elena Parma Perino del Vaga: tra Raffaello e Michelangelo. Exh. cat., Mantua, Palazzo Te (March 18 - June 10, 2001). Milan, 2001, pp. 250-52, no. 127 (entry by Elena Parma).



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