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Crouching Figure of Atlas

Artist:
Baldassare Tommaso Peruzzi (Italian, Ancaiano 1481–1536 Rome)
Date:
1481–1536
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, over leadpoint or black chalk
Dimensions:
8-1/8 x 5-1/4 in. (20.6 x 13.4 cm.); sheet: 11 3/16 x 8 1/2 in. (28.4 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1992
Accession Number:
1992.304
Not on view
Inscription: On verso, annotated in pen and brown ink, by the hand usually identified with the "Borghese Sagredo" album (Zaccaria Sagredo), "22/ S.R [...]".

Marking: Pen inscription of the Sagredo collection on the verso (Lugt 2103a)
Borghese-Sagredo Album(original mounting); Zaccaria Sagredo (Italian, Venice 1653–1729 Venice); Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 8, 1999–May 3, 1999.

Katrin Bellinger Drawings related to Sculpture 1520-1620. Exh. cat. London, 1992, cat. no. no. 1, ill.

Christopher Luitpold Frommel "Peruzzis römische Anfänge von der "Pseudo-Cronaca-Gruppe" zu Bramante." Römisches Jahrbuch der Bibliotheca Hertziana. vols. 27-28, 1992, fig. no. 42, p. 180, ill.

"Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1992 - June 30, 1993. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 123, New York, 1993, p. 23.

Suzanne Boorsch, William M. Griswold, Helen Bobritzky Mules, Nadine Orenstein, Colta Ives "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1992-1993: Renaissance and Baroque Europe - Europe 1700-1900." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 51, no. 2, New York, Autumn 1993, p. 29, 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. 102-04, 236, no. 92, ill.

Gustina Scaglia "Three Drawings of Atlas and Nude Males by a Florentine in Rome in the Circle of Michelangelo." Verona Illustrata. no. 14, 2001, cat. no. 35, fig. no. 35, p. 35, ill.



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