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Virgin and Child with Saint Anne and John the Baptist

Artist:
Francesco Salviati (Francesco de' Rossi) (Italian, Florence 1510–1563 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1550
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk, highlighted with white and light pink gouache
Dimensions:
8-1/2 x 7-1/4 in. (21.6 x 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gift from the family of Howard J. Barnet, in his memory, and Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.412.1
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on the recto at the lower left, in pen and brown ink, 'F. Saviati;' on the verso, on top, in pen and brown ink 'F. Salviati.'

Marking: Collector's stamp of Carl Robert Rudolf (Lugt 2811b) on the mount.
Dr. Carl Robert Rudolf (British, ca. 1884–1974), (his collector's mark on the old mount; Lugt 2811b); Rudolf sale, Sotheby's, London, July 4, 1977, part of lot. 84; Edmund P. Pillsbury (American, 1944-2010); on sale at Harari & Johns, London(November 30 - December 14, 1990), lot. 14; Edoardo Testori (Italian, Milan)(according to Goguel 2001: see bibliography); Vendor: Purchased from Compagnie des Beaux-Arts Ltd. (Switzerland)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 5, 1998–March 8, 1998.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 22, 2002–July 14, 2002.

Fine Italian and French Drawings form the Collection of the late Mr. C. R. Rudolf, Part II, including works by Giovanni Battista Naldini, Biagio Pupini [...] Sotheby's (Monday, 4th July, 1977). London, 1977, pp. 19, 84, lot 84, (as Francesco de Rossi, called Salviati).

An Exhibition of Italian Old Master Drawings, 1500-1800. Sale catalogue, London, November 30 - December 14, 1990. London, 1990, p. 14, repr.

Luisa Mortari Francesco Salviati. Rome, 1992, pp. 224, no. 312.

Edoardo Testori, John Winter An Exhibition of Old Master Drawings and European Works of Art Newhouse Galleries, Trinity Fine Arts Ltd (4th May - 18th May, 1995). London, 1995, pp. 10-11, lot. 2 (entry by Edoardo Testori).

Catherine Monbeig Goguel Francesco Salviati et La Bella Maniera, quelques points à revoir: interprétation, chronologie, attributions in Francesco Salviati et La Bella Maniera: Actes des colloques de Rome et de Paris (1998). Ed. by Catherine Monbeig Goguel, Philippe Costamagna, Michel Hochmann, Rome, 2001, pp. 18-20 (n. 13).

John Marciari "Review of Francesco Salviati et la Bella Maniera: Actes des colloques de Rome et de Paris" Master Drawings. vol. 43, no. 3, 2005, p. 382 n. 4.

l Primato del Disegno. I disegni dei grandi maestri a confronto con i dipinti della Pinacoteca di Brera: dai Primitivi a Modigliani Exh. cat. Milan, Pinacoteca di Brera (May 9 - July 19, 2015). Ed. by Sandrina Bandera, Milan, 2015, pp. 116-17, no. 32A (entry by Furio Rinaldi).



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