Landscape (recto); Landscape (verso)

Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) (Italian, Città della Pieve, active by 1469–died 1523 Fontignano)

Brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, on gray-green prepared paper (recto); pen and brown ink (verso)
8 x 11-1/16 in. (20.4 x 28 cm.)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1993
Accession Number:
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink, at lower right corner, "CL", possibly referring to Claude Lorrain.

  • Provenance

    Herbert List (German, Hamburg 1903–1975 Munich); Wolfgang Ratjen, Munich and Vaduz (German, 1943–1997); Christie's, Londonsale, 12/15/1992, lot 47; Gabrielle Kopelman (American)

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 8, 1999–May 3, 1999.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Raphael at the Metropolitan: The Colonna Altarpiece (New York)," June 20, 2006–September 3, 2006.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions," October 24, 2008–February 1, 2009.

  • References

    William M. Griswold, Helen Bobritzky Mules, Suzanne Boorsch, Nadine Orenstein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1993-1994: Renaissance and Baroque Europe - Europe 1700-1900." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 52, no. 2, Autumn 1994, p. 21, ill.

    George R. Goldner "New Drawings by Perugino and Pontormo." Burlington Magazine. vol. 136, 1994, fig. no. 28, 30, pp. 365-366, ill.

    George R. Goldner "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings" in Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum, July 1, 1993 - June 30, 1994. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, p. 27.

    Joseph Antenucci Becherer Pietro Perugino Master of the Italian Renaissance. Ex. cat. Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1997, pp. 69, 79, 192, 193, 206, cat. no. 14, pp. 192-195, ill.

    Silvia Blasio Il paesaggio nella pittura di Pietro Perugino in Perugino e il paesaggio. Exh. cat. Città della Pieve (Perugia), Palazzo della Corgna, 28 Feb. - 18 July, 2004. Ed. by Silvia Blasio et al., Cinisello Balsamo (Milan), 2004, fig. no. figs. 16-17, pp. 31, 33-34, 41, ill.

    Perugino: il divin pittore. Ex. cat., Galleria nazionale dell'Umbria, Perugia. Ed. by Vittoria Garibaldi, and Francesco Federico Mancini, Milan, 2004, cat. no. II.25, p. 375, ill.

    Linda Wolk-Simon "Raphael at the Metropolitan: The Colonna Altarpiece." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2006, p. 71, ill.

    Perugino: Raffaels Meister. Ex. cat., Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Alte Pinakothek, Münich. Edited by Andreas Schumacher, Munich, 2011, (entry by Annette Hojer), cat. no. 6, pp. 208-9, ill.

  • See also
    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History