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Landscape with Catacombs

Artist:
Domenico Beccafumi (Italian, Cortine in Valdibiana Montaperti 1484–1551 Siena)
Date:
1530–40
Medium:
Pen and ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 6 3/4in. (21 x 17.1cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry Walters, 1917
Accession Number:
17.236.5
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in black chalk, lower left corner, "Titian. fe".

Marking: Collector stamps on verso of the mounting: Wilhelm Koller, Vienna (Lugt Suppl. 2632); Gustave Grunewald, New York (Lugt Suppl. 1155b).
Wilhelm Koller (Austrian, 1829–1884/85); Gustav Grunewald (American, New York, 1805–1878); Joseph Stehelin (New York)? (according to Lugt Suppl. 1155b)
Frits Lugt Les marques de collections de dessins et d'estampes. Marques estampillés et écrites de collections particulières et publiques. Marques de marchands, de monteurs, et d'imprimeurs. Cachets de vente d'artistes décédés. Marques de graveurs apposées.... Amsterdam, 1921, supplément, no. 1155b, cat. no. 2632, ill.

William M. Griswold "Some newly-discovered drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Beccafumi, Savoldo and Tibaldi." Apollo. vol. 140, London, 1994, fig. no. 1, pp. 24-25, 27, ill.

Piero Torriti, Mario Di Giampaolo Beccafumi. Milan, 1998, cat. no. D135, fig. no. D135, p. 318, ill.



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