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Head of a boy and section of a horse's mane

School of Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)
Brush, brown and red gouache, over a little black chalk
9-7/16 x 13-1/16 in. (24.0 x 33.2 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 graphite on the verso of the mount: Arrazzi della scuola nuova.
Annotated in pen and brown ink center of backing: J.A. [Lugt 2984 -- indication of location of drawings in Richardson collection].
Annotated in faded red ink lower right corner of verso of mount: Lot...[?] (Lugt 3016a)

Marking: The collector's mark of Richardson the Elder (Lugt 2184) is stamped on the lower right recto. The mark of Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364) is stamped on the recto in the lower left.
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British); Sir Joshua Reynolds (British); 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. 214, fig. no. 214, 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, p. 28, under no. 7, fig. 7.1 (enrty by C.C. Bambach), ill.

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