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Head of a Satyr Facing Left

Artist:
Jusepe de Ribera (called Lo Spagnoletto) (Spanish, Játiva 1591–1652 Naples)
Date:
ca. 1625–30
Medium:
Red chalk on brownish paper
Dimensions:
12 x 8 3/8 in. (30.5 x 21.3cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1954
Accession Number:
54.200
Not on view
Inscription: Annotations in graphite on verso: ex colls. Piancastelli, Brandegee; Janos Scholz ; Ribera
Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, Castel Bolognese 1845–1926 Bologna); Purchased in 1904 by Mary Brandegee (American, Brookline, Massachusetts 1871–1956 Brookline, Massachusetts); János Scholz (American (born Hungary), Sopron 1903–1993 New York)(according to graphite annotation in hand of A. Hyatt Mayor on reverse of mount); Hellmuth Wallach
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Spain: Drawings, Prints and Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art," April 18, 1989–July 16, 1989.

The Frick Collection, New York. "The Spanish Manner: Drawings from Ribera to Goya," October 5, 2010–January 9, 2011.

Jonathan Brown Jusepe de Ribera: Prints and Drawings Exh. cat., Princeton, Princeton University, The Art Museum and Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum, 1973-74. Princeton, 1973, no. 2, fig. 29.

Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez Historia del dibujo en España de la Edad Media a Goya. Exh. cat. Catedra, 1986, p. 205.

Alfonso E. Pérez Sánchez, Nicola Spinosa Jusepe de Ribera 1591-1652 Exh. cat., September 18 - November 29, 1992. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. New York, 1992, pp. 203, 409, no. 89 (entry by Manuela Mena).

Gabriele Finaldi "Dibujos inéditos y otros pocos conocidos de Jusepe de Ribera." Boletín del Museo del Prado. Vol. 23, no. 41, 2005, p. 26.

Carmen Bambach "A New Ribera Drawing Among Michelangelos." Apollo. no. 568, September 2009, p. 53, fig. 6.

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. 32-33, no. 6 (entry by Jonathan Brown).

Viviana Farina Al sole e all'ombra di Ribera. Questioni di pittura e disegno a Napoli nella prima metà del Seicento. Castellammare di Stabia (Naples), 2014, pp. 70-71, 61, 225-26, fig. 59 (dated ca. 1526).

Viviana Farina "Ribera mirando Leonardo: Nuovas observaciones, una desconocida 'Caricatura de Vieja' y otra inédita cabeza grotesca." Ars & Renovatio. no. 3, 2015, 2015.



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