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Saint John the Evangelist (recto; Cartoon for a Fresco); Saint Mark (verso; Cartoon for a Fresco).

Francesco Salviati (Francesco de' Rossi) (Italian, Florence 1510–1563 Rome)

Date:
1548–49
Medium:
(Recto and verso) Charcoal, highlighted with white chalk, on blue paper; outlines heavily stylus-incised on recto, and partly so on verso
Dimensions:
Overall: 20 7/16 x 9 5/8 in. (51.9 x 24.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace and Leon D. and Debra R. Black Gifts, 2001
Accession Number:
2001.409a, b
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: The recto of the sheet was annotated at lower right by a sixteenth-century hand, in pen and dark brown ink script: "Cichin[o] Salviati."

  • Provenance

    Collection Gourgaud, Paris ; TajanApril 5, 2001, lot 16; Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 8, 2007–March 25, 2007.

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

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 27, 2013–November 18, 2013.

  • References

    Carmen C. Bambach, Michiel C. Plomp, Colta Ives, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2001-2002." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 60, no. 2, Autumn 2002, p. 15, ill.

    Catherine Monbeig Goguel "Attualità della ricerca su Francesco Salviati, dieci anni dopo la monografia di Luisa Mortari." in Per la storia dell'arte in Italia e in Europa (edited by Mimma Pasculli Ferrara). 2004, fig. no. 1a-c, pp. 203-204, ill.

    Carmen C. Bambach "Tuscan Drawings of the Quattrocento and Cinquecento in the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1998-2005." in Invisibile agli occhi: Atti della giornata di studio in ricordo di Lisa Venturini. Edited by Nicoletta Baldini, Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell'Arte Roberto Longhi, Florence, 2007, fig. no. 96-97., pp. 82, 92 n.42., ill.



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