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Botanical Specimen (Motherwort or "Leonurus cardiaca")

Jacopo Ligozzi (Italian, Verona 1547–1627 Florence)

Date:
1577–91
Medium:
Brush with watercolor and gouache on vellum
Dimensions:
sheet: 21 x 13 1/8 in. (53.3 x 33.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Promised Gift of David M. Tobey, and Purchase, Rogers Fund, 2004
Accession Number:
2004.435
  • Provenance

    Private Collection, New York ; Bernard Houthakker (born 1884, Amsterdam), Amsterdam; Richard L. Feigen & Co. ; Vendor: Richard L. Feigen & Co. Donor: David M. Tobey 50% interest

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 24, 2005–April 24, 2005.

  • References

    Nadine Orenstein, Carmen C. Bambach, Colta Ives, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection, 2004-2005: Renaissance and Baroque Europe; Europe 1700-1900." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 63, no. 2, Fall 2005, p. 16, 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 Carmen C. Bambach), cat. no. 31, pp. 110-13, ill.



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