Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano Luciani) (Italian, Venice (?) 1485/86–1547 Rome)
Pen and ink on buff paper
8 x 6-1/2 in. (20.3 x 16.5 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1912
Not on view
Sir Charles Greville (British, 1763–1832); George Guy Greville, 4th Earl of Warwick (British, 1818–1893); Christie's, LondonWarwick sale, May 20-21, 1896, no. 272("Head in Profile of an old Woman - pen and ink 6-1/2 in. by 8 in."); 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, ill.
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, pp. 164 - 167, ill.
Bernard Berenson The Drawings of the Florentine Painters. 3 vols., amplified edition. Chicago, 1938, cat. no. 2506 E, vol. 2, p. 328.
Regina Shoolman Five Centuries of Drawings Exh. cat., October - November. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, 1953, cat. no. 33.
Bernard Berenson, Luisa Vertova I disegni dei pittori fiorentini. 3 vols., Revised and enlarged. Milan, 1961, cat. no. 2506 D, p. 554.
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