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Studies of the Christ Child

Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)

Date:
1483–1520
Medium:
Red chalk
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 5/8 x 6 9/16 in. (22 x 16.7 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Florence B. Selden Bequest, 1997
Accession Number:
1997.75
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Inscribed in pen and ink, at upper right corner, "J.95".

    Marking: Mathias Polakovits' collector's mark in black ink, at lower right corner, "PM" (inscribed in an oval). Not in Lugt.

  • Provenance

    Mathias Polakovits ; Sotheby's, New York, January 29, 1997, lot 26; Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Donor: Florence B. Selden Bequest

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," October 6, 1997–January 4, 1998.

  • References

    Rafaello nelle raccolte Borghese. Ex. cat. Galleria Borghese. Rome, 1984, p. 57.

    Eckhart Knab, Konrad Oberhuber, Erwin Mitsch Raffaello: I Disegni.. Florence, 1984, p. 596, cat. no. no. 153, ill.

    Paul Joannides "The Early Easel Paintings of Giulio Romano." in Paragone. vol. 425, July 1985, footnote no. 24, pp. 43-44.

    Aidan Weston-Lewis Raphael, The Pursuit of Perfection. Exh. cat., National Galleries of Scotland. Edinburgh, 1994, cat. no. no. 37, fig. no. fig. 59, ill.

    George R. Goldner, Colta Ives, Carolyn Logan, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1996-1997." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s., vol. 55, no. 2, Autumn 1997, p. 28, ill.

    Raffaello da Firenze a Roma. Exh. cat. Rome, Galleria Borghese, 19 May - 27 August 2006. Edited by Anna Coliva, Rome and Milan, 2006, cat. no. 49, fig. no. 49, p. 166, ill.



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