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Caryatid Facing Right

Artist:
Attributed to Pirro Ligorio (Italian, Naples ca. 1512/13–1583 Ferrara)
Date:
mid-16th Century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of leadpoint or black chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 5/8 x 3 in. (24.5 x 7.6 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.19.62
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on mount, "Manner of Pirro Ligorio / Naples, Rome, Ferrara, about 1500-1503 / Crayatids / Whittelsey Fund, 49.19.61-62."

In leadpoint, "Whittelsey Fund, 1949" // "See Hueben, Das Skizzenbuch des Giovantonio Dosio / taf. CIV fig. 181" // "Near Ligorio (Pouncey, April '65)" // "March 1959 Anthony Blunt thought these very close to Jean Goujon / 1540s-60s"
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