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Seated Bishop with Arms Extended and Three Attendant Figures (recto); Head of a Lion and Perspective Diagrams (verso)

Artist:
Mattia Preti (Il Cavalier Calabrese) (Italian, Taverna 1613–1699 Valletta)
Date:
1613–99
Medium:
Red chalk, brush and red wash (recto); red chalk (verso), on beige paper
Dimensions:
12-1/4 x 11-9/16 in. (31.1 x 29.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.221.3
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on verso in the same red chalk as the drawing, 01 4/ 26/ colori lire 332.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971," January 18, 1972–April 16, 1972.

Exhibition of Italian Old Master Drawings. Dealer cat.,November 16 - December 3. Baskett and Day, London, 1971, cat. no. 20.

Jacob Bean Drawings Recently Acquired, 1969-1971. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 18 - April 16). New York, 1972, cat. no. 43, p. 18.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 315, fig. no. 315, p. 238, ill.

Claudio Strinati, Maurizio Marini, Carolina Ippoliti Mattia Preti-disegno e colore. Catanzaro, 1991, p. 123-124, p. 56, cat. no. nos. 20, 20a, pp. 254-255, ill.



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