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Adoration of the Shepherds(?)

Artist:
Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)
Date:
16th century
Medium:
Brush and brown wash, highlighted with brush and white gouache, over traces of charcoal underdrawings, on light brown laid paper
Dimensions:
12 x 6-5/8 in. (30.5 x 16.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.56.8
Not on view
Sir Charles Greville (British, 1763–1832); George Guy Greville, 4th Earl of Warwick (British, 1818–1893); Jean Paul Richter (German, Dresden 1847–1937 Lugano, Switzerland)
Bryson Burroughs "Drawings." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 7, no. 5, New York, May 1912, p. 99.

George Sidney Hellman "Drawings by Italian Artists in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." in Print-Collector's Quarterly. vol. 6, New York, April 6, 1916, p. 172-73, ill.

Hans Tietze, Erica Tietze-Conrat The Drawings of the Venetian Painters in the 15th and 16th Centuries. New York, 1944 (reprinted 1970, 1979), cat. no. 1043, p. 216.



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