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Ulysses and His Companions Fighting the Cicones Before the City of Ismaros, Study for a Destroyed Fresco in the Galerie d'Ulysee, Chateau de Fontainebleau

Artist:
Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, Bologna 1504/5–1570 Paris)
Date:
1555–60
Medium:
Red chalk highlighted with white gouache, on red-washed paper
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 12 9/16in. (24.1 x 31.9cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1962
Accession Number:
62.204.2
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink at lower border on mount, below coat-of-arms,: Primaticcio; Inscribed in pen and brown ink on verso of old mat: Painted at Fontainebleau, and Engraved by/Theodore Van Tulden.
Mrs. E. E. James, British(according to Sotheby's); Sotheby's, London, May 16, 1962, part of no. 191
Foro Boario, Modena. "Nicolo dell' Abate: storie dipinte nella pittura del Cinquecento tra Modena e Fontainebleau," March 20, 2005–June 19, 2005.

W. McAllister Johnson "Primaticcio Revisted: Aspects of Draftsmanship in the School of Fountainebleau." Art Quarterly. 29, nos. 3-4, 1966, p. 267 (footnote 44), fig. no. fig. 7, pp. 256, 253, ill.

Jacob Bean, Per Bjurström "Review: Drawings from Stockholm: A Loan Exhibition from the National Museum." Master Drawings. Master Drawings Association, Inc., vol. 7, no. 2, New York, 1969, fig. no. pl. 42, p. 169, 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. 199, fig. no. 199, p. 203, ill.

Sylvie Béguin, Jean Guillaume, Alain Roy La Galerie d'Ulysse à Fontainebleau. 1985, fig. no. fig. 139, pp. 208-209, ill.

Sylvie Béguin, Francesca Piccinini Nicoló dell'Abate: Storie dipinte nella pittura del Cinquecento tra Modena e Fontainebleau. Exh. cat., Foro Boario, Modena. Cinisello Balsamo, Milan, 2005, (entry by Sylvie Béguin), cat. no. 193, fig. no. 193, p. 414, ill.



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