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Bust of a Man with Long Beard (recto)

Artist:
Sodoma (Giovanni Antonio Bazzi) (Italian, Vercelli 1477–1549 Siena)
Date:
1477–1549
Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
10 3/16 x 6 5/16in. (25.9 x 16cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1908
Accession Number:
08.227.31
Not on view
Head of a Man (verso)

Vendor: Through Roger Eliot Fry (British, Highgate, Middlesex 1866–1934 London)
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. 224 (as Cesare da Sesto).

Marco Carminati Cesare da Sesto 1477-1523. Milan and Rome, 1994, p. 345.

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. 101-02, no. 90, ill.

Carel van Tuyll van Serooskerken The Italian Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries in the Teyler Museum. Haarlem, 2000, p. 502.

Margaret Morgan Grasselli, Andrew Robinson, Jennifer Tonkovich, Judith Brodie, Elizabeth Cropper, Anne Varick Lauder et al. Private Treasures: Four Centuries of European Master Drawings Exh. cat. The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, Jan 18 - April 8, 2007 and National Gallery of Art, Washington, May 6 - Sept 16, 2007. Washington and New York, 2007, p. 30 n. 1, under cat. 11 (entry by M. Morgan Grasselli).



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