attributed to Mauro Berti (Italian, Bologna 1772–1842 Bologna)
Pen and brown ink, brush with gray and brown wash over traces of graphite
sheet: 10 1/2 x 8 3/16 in. (26.7 x 20.8 cm)
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Purchase, Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1971
Not on view
Marking: The purple stamp of a Gothic letter A on the lower right of the mount is the same as that on drawing 52.570 (ex Scholz) cf. 1971.513.66.
Kaufman-Knoxno. 55 (Purchased Claas, London)
Sullivan Kaufman, George Knox Fantastic and Ornamental Drawings: A Selection of Drawings from the Kaufman Collection Exh. cat. Portsmouth College of Art and Design. Portsmouth, 1969, cat. no. 55, ill.
Mary L. Myers Architectural and Ornament Drawings: Juvarra, Vanvitelli, The Bibiena Family & Other Italian Draughtsmen. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, cat. no. 3, fig. no. 3, p. 12, ill.
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