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Studies for an Altarpiece with the Virgin Enthroned, Attended by Four Saints (recto); Various Figure Studies, Some Possibly for a Deposition of Christ (verso)

Artist:
Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, Caravaggio ca. 1499–ca. 1543 Messina)
Date:
1530–35
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, some brush and brown wash
Dimensions:
7-15/16 x 11-3/4 in. (20.2 x 29.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.270
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in graphite at upper right border: P. Veronese B. *; stamped number, 27, in black ink at lower right corner of verso.

Marking: (Lugt 116a)
Ferruccio Asta, Venice (1900–1952); Mrs. H. de Beer (London); Schaeffer Galleries(as Veronese); Walter C. Baker (American, 1893–1971); Donor: Walter C. Baker
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings from New York Collections I: The Italian Renaissance," November 8, 1965–January 9, 1966.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 26, 2004–July 25, 2004.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 4, 2011–June 12, 2011.

Jacob Bean, Felice Stampfle Drawings from New York Collections, Vol. I: The Italian Renaissance. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1965, p. 51, no. 73 (recto only repr.), ill.

Alessandro Marabottini Polidoro da Caravaggio. vol. 2, Rome, 1969, cat. no. no. 116, fig. no. pl. CXV,1, p. 339.

Polidoro Caldara da Caravaggio. Bergamo, 1978, cat. no. 235, 236, p. 208, p. 210, 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. 188, fig. no. 188, pp. 192-93, ill.

Veronika Birke, Janine Kertész Die italienischen Zeichnungen der Albertina. Generalverzeichnis Band I: inv. 1-1200. Vienna, Cologne and Weimar, 1992, p. 11, unfer no. 18.

Pierluigi Leone de Castris Polidoro da Caravaggio: l'opera completa. Naples, 2001, cat. no. 175, p. 482, ill.

Linda Wolk-Simon, Carmen C. Bambach An Italian Journey. Drawings from the Tobey Collection: Correggio to Tiepolo. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (May 12 - August 15, 2010). New York, 2010, pp. 16-17, fig. 4.2 (entry by Carmen C. Bambach).



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