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Portrait of a Man

Studio of François Clouet (French, Tours (?), active by 1536–died 1572 Paris)

Artist:
Anonymous, French, 16th century
Medium:
Black and red chalk, heightened with white
Dimensions:
10 7/8 x 8 1/8 in. (27.6 x 20.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Anne D. Thomson, 1923
Accession Number:
23.280.4
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: at upper right in pen, illegible and largely effaced inscription.

  • Provenance

    Catherine de Médicis (French (born Italy), Florence 1519–1589 Blois); Christine of Lorraine, Grand Duchess of Tuscany ; Jean-Gaston de Médicis, Grand Duke ; Ignazio Enrico Hugford ; Donor: Anne D. Thomson (American, New York), New York

  • References

    Michel Benisovich "The French Drawings of the Metropolitan Museum." The Burlington Magazine. vol. 82, London, March 1943, fig. no. 1A, pp. 70, 72, ill.

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 15th-18th Century French Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1986, cat. no. 339, p. 302, ill.

    Harry B. Wehle "The Bequest of Anne D. Thompson." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 19, New York, March 1924, p. 64.

    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. 35., cat. no. 30 (vol.2), fig. no. 30, ill.

    Alexandra Zvereva Les Clouet de Catherine de Médicis: Chefs-d'Oeuvres Graphiques du Musée Condé. Paris and Chantilly, 2002, p. 18.



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