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Youth in a Chariot with Attendant Young Woman

Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)

Date:
ca. 1621–23
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 9/16 x 7 13/16 in. (16.7 x 19.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.294
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Signature: Casino Ludovisi fresco signed and dated 1621

    Inscription: The recto is annotated, at lower left, in graphite: "298".
    The verso is annotated, three times, in pencil: "294".

    Marking: No watermark visible: Sheet glued on to a secondary paper.

  • Provenance

    James Jackson Jarves ; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)

  • References

    Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 294, p. 21.

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 17th century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, cat. no. 243, fig. no. 243, p. 186, ill.

    Luigi Salerno I Dipinti del Guercino. Rome, 1988, cat. no. under no. 77, p. 157.

    Nicholas Turner, Carol Plazzotta Drawings by Guercino from British Collections. London, 1991, cat. no. under no. 30, p. 62.

    William M. Griswold "Guercino." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 48, no. 4, New York, Spring 1991, fig. no. 27, pp. 28-31, ill.



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