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A Group of Saints and Angels (recto); Studies of a Male Figure in a Pendentive (verso)

Artist:
Mattia Preti (Il Cavalier Calabrese) (Italian, Taverna 1613–1699 Valletta)
Date:
1613–99
Medium:
Red chalk, brush and red wash (recto and verso)
Dimensions:
5 15/16 × 7 1/8 in. (15.1 × 18.1 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.113.6
Not on view
Inscription: Written on verso at lower border (in graphite) D.F/4W/2.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971," January 18, 1972–April 16, 1972.

Disegni bolognesi dal XVI al XVIII secolo. G. and A. Neerman. Exh. cat. L'Illustration, Bologna, London, 1968, cat. no. 48.

Yvonne Tan Bunzl Old Master Drawings and Paintings. April 6 - April 25, 1970. London, 1970, cat. no. 42.

Jacob Bean Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 18 - April 16). New York, 1972, cat. no. 42.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 314, fig. no. 314, p. 238, ill.

Luigi Tassoni Mattia Preti e il senso del disegno: sessantotto disegni del Cavaliere Calabrese. Moretti & Tassoni, 1990, p. 126 n. 53.

Claudio Strinati, Maurizio Marini, Carolina Ippoliti Mattia Preti-disegno e colore. Catanzaro, 1991, p. 116-117, recto and verso reproduced, cat. no. nos. 15, 15a, p. 253, ill.



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