Medium:Pen and brown ink over black chalk underdrawing on off-white paper (recto); black chalk (verso)
Dimensions:5-5/8 x 4 in. (14.3 x 10.2 cm)
Credit Line:Rogers Fund, 1965
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink, along lower center border, "Bartolome Muri..." Annotated on verso, "arithmetic / [numbers in what appears to be black chalk]".
Professor J[acob]. Isaacs (British)Isaacs sale, Sotheby & Co., London, Jan. 28, 1965, p. 49, lot no. 181 [ called Bartolomeo Esteban Murillo, Study for the Portrait of a Man, standing, full-lenth, holding a hat...]); Mr. N. Betts, London (according to vendor); his sale, Sotheby's, London, January 28, 1965(p. 49, lot no. 181, called Bartolomeo Esteban Murillo, Study for the Portrait of a Man, standing, full-lenth, holding a hat..."); Mr. N. Betts(according to vendor); P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
Museo Nacional del Prado. "Bartolome Esteban Murillo," October 8, 1982–December 12, 1982.
Royal Academy of Arts. "Murillo," January 15, 1983–March 27, 1983.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Spain: Drawings, Prints and Photographs," April 18–July 16, 1989.
The Frick Collection, New York. "The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya," October 5, 2010–January 9, 2011.
D. Angulo Iñignez "Algunos dibujos de Murillo." in Archivo Espanol de Arte. vol. 47, 1974, p. 107, fig. 29.
Gridley McKim Smith Spanish Baroque Drawings in North American Collections. Exh. cat., Lawrence (Kansas), University of Kansas Museum of Art, 1974. Lawrence, Kansas, 1974, no. 27, repr.
Jonathan Brown "Exhibition review: Spanish Baroque Drawings in North American Collections" in Master Drawings. vol. 13, no. 1, New York, 1975, p. 63.
Jonathan Brown Murillo and His Drawings. Exh. cat., Princeton, Princeton University, The Art Museum, 1976-77. Princeton, 1976, no. 87.
Bartolome Esteban Murillo [1617-1682]. Exh. cat., Museo del Prado, Madird, October 8 - December 12, 1982; and Royal Academy of Arts, London, January 15 - March 27, 1983. Museo Nacional del Prado, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1982, p. 300, no. D23 (entry by Manuela Mena Marqués).
Carmen C. Bambach "Recently Acquired Spanish Baroque Drawings at The Metropolitan Museum of Art." Master Drawings. vol. 37, no. 4, 1999, p. 415, n. 16.
Jonathan Brown, Lisa A. Banner, A. Schulz et al. The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya. Exh. cat., The Frick Collection, New York (October 5, 2010 - January 9, 2011). New York, 2010, pp. 78-79, no. 22 (entry by Jonathan Brown), ill.
Jonathan Brown Murillo Virtuoso Draftsman. Yale University Press, New Haven and London in association with Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, 2012, pp. 208-09, no. 83.
Manuela Mena Marqués Bartolomé Esteban Murillo [1617-1682] Dibujos. Exh. cat., Sala de Exposiciones Fundación Botín, Santander (Mar. 30 - May 27, 2012). Santander, 2012, p. 44, no. 22, ill.
Manuela B. Mena Marqués, Virginia Albarrán Martín Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1617-1682): Dibujos, catálogo razonado. Fondacion Botín, 2015, pp. 226-29, no. 36.
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