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The Dioscuri on Monte Cavallo; verso: Study of a Spiral Staircase

Maarten van Heemskerck (Netherlandish, Heemskerck 1498–1574 Haarlem)

Date:
ca. 1533
Medium:
Pen and brown ink
Dimensions:
sheet: 8 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (21.6 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, David T. Schiff Gift, 2003
Accession Number:
2003.158
  • Provenance

    Private Collection ; Northeast Auctions (Manchester, NH), Portsmouth, November 2, 2002, lot 102; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 12, 2004–April 4, 2004.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 3, 2011–April 4, 2011.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," August 27, 2012–November 18, 2012.

  • References

    Northeast Auctions New Hampshire Weekend Auction Sale cat., November 2. 2002, cat. no. 102.

    B. Rowland "Montecavallo Revisited." in Art Quarterly. Detroit, 1967, pp. 147-148, ill.

    W. Stedman Sheard Antiquity in the Renaissance. Ex. cat. Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1980, cat. no. 48, ill.



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