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Saint Philip Seated, Holding a Book and a Cross

Artist:
Pesellino (Francesco di Stefano) (Italian, Florence ca. 1422–1457 Florence)
Date:
1422–57
Medium:
Brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, over black chalk
Dimensions:
10 3/4 × 7 1/2 in. (27.3 × 19 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1965
Accession Number:
65.112.1
Not on view
Inscription: Written on verso at lower center in graphite: Lorenzo di Gaddi Pittori Fiorentino/Ta (?) Lorenzo di Gaddi Anttico (almost illegible)/Fiorentino/ N 69

Marking: Watermark: Briquet 6062 (Florence, 1465)
Dr. and Mrs. Victor Bloch, London; Bloch Sale, Sotheby's, London, November 12, 1964, no. 4 (Florentine 15th)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions 1965-1975," December 6, 1975–March 23, 1976.

Joseph Breck "Notes." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 24, no. 3, New York, November 1965, p. 128, ill.

"Advertisement for exhibition Old Master Drawings, 18th May -- 29th June, curated by W. R. Jeudwine and Yvonne Ffrench (sic), Alpine Club Gallery, London" in The Burlington Magazine. 1965, p. xxviii.

St. John Gore "London Galleries: A Mixed Bag for Spring-time." in Apollo. 39, vol. 81, May, 1965, cat. no. no. 39, p. 397.

Walter Vitzthum "Current and Forthcoming Exhibitions: Drawings from New York Collections." The Burlington Magazine. 108, (Feb. 1966). London, 1966, p. 110.

Bernhard Degenhart, Annegrit Schmitt Corpus der Italienischen Zeichnungen 1300-1450: Teil I: Süd-und Mittelitalien. Vol. 1 of 4, Berlin, 1968, Vol. 2, cat. no. 551; vol. 4, pl. 371d.

Jacob Bean in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975: Drawings. New York, 1975, p. 55, ill.

Jacob Bean Patterns of Collecting: Selected Acquisitions, 1965-1975 Explanatory texts accompanying an exhibition: December 6, 1975 through March 23, 1976. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, p. 55, ill.

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. 176, fig. no. 176, pp. 186-88, ill.



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