Attributed to Antonio Vivarini (Italian, Venice, active by 1441–died 1476/84)
Brush and brown wash, highlighted with white, on brown-washed paper
11-7/8 x 6-9/16 in. (30.1 x 16.7 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1908
Not on view
Vendor: Purchased London 1908 through Roger Eliot Fry (British, Highgate, Middlesex 1866–1934 London)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 17, 1995–August 20, 1995.
Roger Eliot Fry "Recent Acquisitions of Drawings." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 3, no. 12, New York, December 1908, p. 223 (as Anonymous).
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Detlev Baron von Hadeln "Antonio Vivarini" Old Master Drawings. vol. 2, 1927, fig. no. pl. 36, pp. 34 - 35, ill.
Italian Drawings. Exh. cat. Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1941, cat. no. 30.
Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942–44, cat. no. 2 (vol.1), fig. no. 2, ill.
"Some Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum." Connoisseur. vol. 110, New York, January 1943, fig. no. 3, p. 149, 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. no. 2251, fig. no. pls. 1, 3, pp. 364 - 365, 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. 272, fig. no. 272, pp. 266-67, ill.
Artist: Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)Date: 1480–85Medium: Silverpoint, partly reworked by the artist with pen and dark brown ink on pink prepared paper; lines ruled with metalpoint (recto); pen and brown ink (verso)
Accession: 17.142.1On view in:The Met Floor 3