Francesco Salviati (Francesco de' Rossi) (Italian, Florence 1510–1563 Rome)
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, highlighted with white, over black chalk, on beige paper
4-3/16 x 7-15/16 in. (10.6 x 20.2 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1968
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at center of upper border on reverse of old mount, Salviati; and in Esdaile's hand at lower left border, 1820. WE-B West's sale P93 -N100. Annotated in graphite at lower right corner on verso of old mount Colnaghi stock number, "Colnaghi stock sign 30143".
Marking: Collector's mark of John Thane, London, written in graphite on verso of old mount (Lugt 1544). Collector's mark of William Esdaile written in pen and brown ink on old mount (Lugt 2617).
John Thane (British, London 1748–1818); Benjamin West (American, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 1738–1820 London)(according to Esdaile's inscription); his sale, Christie's, London, June 9–14, 1820, part of lot 62("five, ditto [historical drawings] - Salviati", all for 15 shillings; our drawing probably included); William Esdaile (British, 1758–1837 London); his sale, Christie's, London, June 18–23, 1840, part of lot 125?; Sotheby's, London, sale July 6, 1967, lot 19; P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
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. 234, fig. no. 234, p. 233, ill.
Luisa Mortari Francesco Salviati. Rome, 1992, cat. no. 402, p. 240, ill.
Artist: Francesco Salviati (Francesco de' Rossi) (Italian, Florence 1510–1563 Rome)Date: 1548–49Medium: (Recto and verso) Charcoal, highlighted with white chalk, on blue paper; outlines heavily stylus-incised on recto, and partly so on versoAccession: 2001.409a, bOn view in:Not on view