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Virgin and Child with Saint Elizabeth, the Infant Baptist, Saint Anthony of Padua, and a Female Martyr

Jacopo da Pontormo (Jacopo Carucci) (Italian, Pontormo 1494–1556 Florence)

Date:
1514–22
Medium:
Red chalk, brush and red wash
Dimensions:
10-13/16 x 11 in. (27.5 x 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Hewitt Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
19.76.11
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Annotated in graphite at lower border, just right of center: "Pontormo"; in pen and brown ink at lower border of Pembroke mount: "Giacomo Pontormo. 1493-1556."

  • Provenance

    Earls of Pembroke (British, Wilton House, near Salisbury, Wiltshire); Sotheby's, London, July 5–6, 9–10, 1917, no. 414

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 21, 1997–October 5, 1997.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 11, 2000–June 25, 2000.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 9, 2006–April 9, 2006.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 9, 2006–April 6, 2009.

  • References

    Bryson Burroughs "Drawings Among the Recent Acquisitions." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 14, no. 8, New York, August 1919, fig. no. 178, p. 177, ill.

    Sandford Arthur Strong Reproductions in Facsimile of Drawings by Old Masters in the Collection of the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery at Wilton House. London, 1900, Part 3, no. 26, repr., ill.

    Bernard Berenson The Drawings of the Florentine Painters: Classified, Criticised and Studied as Documents in the History and Appreciation of the Tuscan Art, with a Copious Catalogue Raisonné. 2 vols., London, 1903, cat. no. 2370.

    Frederick Mortimer Clapp Les Dessins de Pontormo: Catalogue Raisonné, précédé d'une étude critique. Paris, 1914, p. 352.

    Bernard Berenson The Drawings of the Florentine Painters. 3 vols., amplified edition. Chicago, 1938, cat. no. 2256G.

    Italian Drawings. Exh. cat. Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1941, cat. no. 31.

    Walter Mehring European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Portfolio of Collotype Reproductions [Vol. 1: Italian Drawings; Vol. 2: Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings; Vol. 3: "New Series": Italian, Flemish, Dutch, German, Spanish, French, and British drawings]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3 vols., New York, 1942-1944, also N.S., no. 9., cat. no. 23 (vol.1), fig. no. 23, ill.

    Carlo Gamba Contributo alla conoscenza del Pontormo. Florence, 1956, fig. no. 2, pp. 10-11, ill.

    Bacchiacca and His Friends. Exh. cat. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, 1961, cat. no. 64.

    Bernard Berenson, Luisa Vertova I disegni dei pittori fiorentini. 3 vols., Revised and enlarged. Milan, 1961, cat. no. 2256G.

    Janet Cox-Rearick The Drawings of Pontormo: A Catalogue Raisonné with Notes on the Paintings. 2 vols., first. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1964, cat. no. A229, I, p. 398.

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, cat. no. 191, fig. no. 191, p. 195, ill.



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