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God the Father with Four Angels.

Artist:
Bertoia (Jacopo Zanguidi) (Italian, Parma 1544–?1573 Caprarola (?))
Date:
1569–71
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/8 x 8 1/2 in. (15.5 x 21.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.52
Not on view
Inscription: Verso annotated by modern hand in graphite toward upper border: "1-16-22 1/2."
Adolphe Stein-according to dealer
"Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1990 - June 30, 1991. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 121, New York, 1991, p. 25.

William M. Griswold "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection, 1990-1991: Drawings" in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 49, no. 2, New York, Autumn 1991, p. 42, ill.

European Master Drawings from the 16th to the 20th Centuries at the Paul Drey Gallery. Exh. cat. Thomas Williams Fine Art Ltd., London, Lutz Riester, 1991, cat. no. 7, fig. no. 7, ill.

David Ekserdjian "[Review] Bertoia, Mirola, and the Farnese Court by Diane De Grazia" Master Drawings. Vol. 32, No. 3, 1994, under fig. 184, p. 283.

William M. Griswold, Linda Wolk-Simon Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings in New York Collections. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 11 - March 27, 1994). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, pp. 16-17, no. 14, ill.



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