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Study of a Left Leg and Drapery

Bronzino (Agnolo di Cosimo di Mariano) (Italian, Monticelli 1503–1572 Florence)

Date:
ca. 1550
Medium:
Black chalk
Dimensions:
15 3/8 x 10 in. (39.1 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Promised Gift of David M. Tobey, and Purchase, several members of The Chairman's Council Gifts and Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.449
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Annotated on recto at upper right, in pen and brown ink, by a scribe from 1600,"di michel angelo / Bonarotta"; and on the verso in the center, in pen and brown ink, "Michelangelo"

  • Provenance

    private collection, Belgium ; W. M. Brady and Co., Inc. (New York); Vendor: W. M. Brady and Co., Inc. (New York)Donor: David M. Tobey

  • 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 Drawings of Bronzino," January 19, 2010–April 18, 2010.

  • References

    Carmen C. Bambach, Carmen C. Bambach, The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Drawings of Bronzino. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2010, (entry by George R. Goldner), cat. no. 45, pp. 186-87, ill.

    Stijn Alsteens, Carmen C. Bambach, Constance C. McPhee, Nadine Orenstein, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 2006-2007." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 65, no. 2, New York, Fall 2007, (entry by Carmen C. Bambach), p. 21.

    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 George R. Goldner), cat. no. 12, pp. 44-45, ill.



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