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Horse's head

School of Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)
Brush and brown, red, green, yellow and white gouache on paper over black chalk
15 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (39.6 x 22.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of John W. Lisle, in memory of his father, Joseph William Lisle, 1922
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Annotation in pen and brown ink center of the verso of the mount;
faded annotation in pen and reddish-brown ink in lower right corner of the verso: Lot ... [?] (Lugt 3016a)

Marking: The mark of the elder Richardson is stamped on the lower center of the recto; The mark of Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364) is stamped on the recto in the lower right corner
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, Plympton 1723–1792 London); John W. Lisle
Candace J. Adelson Committenza e collezionismo medicei. Exh. cat., Palazzo Veccio, Florence. Palazzo Vecchio; Sala D'Arme, Florence, 1980, cat. no. 64, p. 45.

Nicole Dacos "Tommaso Vincidor, un elève de Raphaël aux Pays-Bas. Relations artistiques entre les Pays-Bas et l'Italie à la Renaissance: études dédiées à Suzanne Sulzberger" in Etudes d'histoire de l'Art. L'Institut Historique Belge de Rome, vol. 4, Brussels and Rome, 1980, p.82.

Hugh MacAndrew Ashmolean Museum. Oxford. Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings. Volume III. Italian Schools, Supplement. vol. 3, Oxford, 1980, mentioned under no. 599-619, Appendix 2.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, cat. no. 213, fig. no. 213, pp. 216-17, ill.

Linda Wolk-Simon, Carmen C. Bambach An Italian Journey. Drawings from the Tobey Collection: Correggio to Tiepolo. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (May 12 - August 15, 2010). New York, 2010, pp. 28-29, fig. 7.2 (entry by C.C. Bambach).

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