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The Christ Child and Saint John the Baptist

Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano Luciani) (Italian, Venice (?) 1485/86–1547 Rome)

Date:
1485–1547
Medium:
Black and some white chalk, on blue paper
Dimensions:
3-3/8 x 4-1/2 in. (8.6 x 11.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.89
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Annotated in graphite on reverse of old mount, Baldassar Peruzzi. and, Peruzzi 93 a / # 57.

  • Provenance

    Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); P. & D. Colnaghi & Co

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art".

    Palazzo Venezia. "Sebastiano del Piombo 1475-1547 (Rome)," February 28, 2008–June 8, 2008.

  • References

    Claudio Strinati, Sylvia Notini, Palazzo Venezia Palazzo di Venezia, Rome Sebastiano del Piombo, 1485–1547. Federico Motta Editore, Milan, 2008, (entry by Paul Joannides), cat. no. 101, pp. 324-25, ill.

    Jacob Bean European Drawings Recently Acquired, 1972-1975 Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975-1976, cat. no. 30, ill.

    Michael Hirst Sebastiano del Piombo. Oxford, 1981, fig. no. pl. 177, p. 138, 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. 237, fig. no. 237, p. 236, ill.

    William M. Griswold, Linda Wolk-Simon Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings in New York Collections. Exh. cat.: January 11 - March 27, 1994. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, cat. no. 107, fig. no. p. 184, pp. 120-21, ill.



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