Heads of Two Saints, After Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) (Italian, Città della Pieve, active by 1469–died 1523 Fontignano) ?, Metalpoint, reworked with brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, on beige prepared paper

Heads of Two Saints

Artist:
After Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci) (Italian, Città della Pieve, active by 1469–died 1523 Fontignano) ?
Date:
1495–1510
Medium:
Metalpoint, reworked with brush and brown wash, highlighted with white gouache, on beige prepared paper
Dimensions:
7 5/16 x 5 3/4 in. (20.1 x 14.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1880
Accession Number:
80.3.197
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated by a late eighteenth-century or nineteenth-century hand, on the support, at top center, in pen and brown ink, "Pietro Perugino/ o sia Pietro Vannucci/ Piom. + 1524".
James Jackson Jarves; Cornelius Vanderbilt (American); Donor: Cornelius Vanderbilt (American)
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. 197, p. 16.