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Two Men, Depicted Half-Length, in Profile

Artist:
After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian, Cento 1591–1666 Bologna)
Date:
17th century
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over traces of black chalk, on cream paper
Dimensions:
8-7/16 x 6-13/16 in. (21.4 x 17.3 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.453
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in graphite on verso of secondary support, "Rembrandt".
According to accession card inscribed in back, "Gio. F...".

Marking: No watermark visible.
James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American, Staten Island, New York 1843–1899 New York)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall.," 1895.

Coles Gallery, 8: Tapestries and Paintings, Malachites, Vases, etc.; Drawings by Old Masters, Etchings, Photographs, and Tapestries in Gallery 4, Main Hall. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Hand-book, no. 8, New York, 1895, cat. no. 453.



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