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Samson Slaying the Philistine, after Michelangelo (recto); Figure of Fury, after Rosso Fiorentino (verso)

Giovanni Battista Naldini (Italian, Fiesole ca. 1537–1591 Florence)

Date:
1537–91
Medium:
Red chalk on paper (recto); black chalk on paper (verso)
Dimensions:
13-1/8 x 9-1/8 in. (33.4 x 23.2 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.301
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower right, G. di Bolognª, at lower right on verso, Gio Bologna.

  • 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)

  • 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 22, 2002–July 14, 2002.

  • 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. 301, p.22.

    Edward J. Olszewski The Draftsman's Eye: Late Italian Renaissance Schools and Styles. Exh. cat., Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland Museum of Art, March 6 - April 22, 1979. Cleveland, 1981, cat. no. 19, pp. 11, 26, 122., ill.

    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. 138, fig. no. 138, p.146, ill.

    Michelangelo: A Sculptor's World. Exh. cat., The Queens Museum, New York, October 20, 1983 - January 8, 1984. Queens Museum of Art, Queens, The Queens Museum, 1984, cat. no. 15.

    The Genius of the Sculptor in Michelangelo's Work. Exh. cat. Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, 1992, cat. no. 73, pp. 226-267, ill.

    Linda Wolk-Simon, Carmen C. Bambach An Italian Journey. Drawings from the Tobey Collection: Correggio to Tiepolo Ex. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (May 12 - August 15, 2010). New York, 2010, (entry by C.C. Bambach), fig. no. 21.2, p. 76, ill.



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