Putto Bending a Bow

Artist: attributed to Giorgione (Italian, Castelfranco Veneto 1477/78–1510 Venice)
Date: 1477/78–1510
Medium: Red chalk. Original sheet, 15.7 x 6.6 cm.; this has been made up (almost certainly by Pierre-Jean Mariette) to a sheet 23.7 x 15.2 cm. on which a base and a surrounding niche for the putto have been indicated in pen and brown ink, red chalk and brush with red wash.
Dimensions: 6-3/16 x 2-5/8 in. (15.7 x 6.6 cm) original sheet 9-5/16 x 6 in. (23.7 x 15.2 cm)
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1911
Accession Number: 11.66.5

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