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Young Man Standing in Profile Facing Left (recto); Sketch of Two Capitals (verso)

Bachiacca (Francesco d'Ubertino Verdi) (Italian, Florence 1494–1557 Florence)
Red chalk
Overall: 9 5/8 x 6 in. (24.4 x 15.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace, Mr. and Mrs. David M. Tobey, and Charles and Jessie Price Gifts, Harry G. Sperling Fund, and Giuseppe Gazzoni-Frascara and Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Foundation Gifts, 1999
Accession Number:
1999.405a, b
Not on view
Inscription: All marks on the sheet pertain to subsequent owners of the drawing; the verso is incorrectly annotated by modern ahnd in graphite, "Andrea del Sarto."
Giuseppe Vallardi (Italian)Vallardi's numbering, "B 198" in graphite on recto and in red chalk on verso.; Alfred Normand (French); Christie's, London, July 9, 1999, lot 85; Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel, Munich; Vendor: Katrin Bellinger Kunsthandel , Munich
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 11, 2000–June 25, 2000.

Dessins français et italiens du XVIe et du XVII siècle dans les collections privées françaises. Exh. cat. Galerie Claude Aubry , Paris, Paris, 1971, cat. no. 2.

Christie's, London Old Master Drawings. [Sale catalogue]. London, July 6, 1999, cat. no. lot 85, ill.

Carmen C. Bambach, Colta Ives, Nadine Orenstein, Michiel C. Plomp, Perrin Stein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1999-2000." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 58, no. 20, Fall 2000, p. 23, ill.

Carmen C. Bambach "Tuscan Drawings of the Quattrocento and Cinquecento in the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1998-2005." Invisibile agli occhi: Atti della giornata di studio in ricordo di Lisa Venturini. Ed. by Nicoletta Baldini, Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell'Arte Roberto Longhi, Florence, 2007, fig. no. 92-93., pp. 80-81, 91 n., ill.

Robert G. La France Bachiacca: Artist of the Medici Court (Leo S. Olschki editore and Fondazione Carlo Marchi, Studi 24). Florence, 2008, p. 273, no. 99, figs. 62-63.

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