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Fragment of a Tapestry Cartoon: Foot in a Buskin, Drapery, and a Plant

School of Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)
Brush, yellow, blue, green, brown, black and white gouache, over some black chalk
10-13/16 x 12-3/16 in. (27.5 x 30.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of John W. Lisle, 1922, in memory of his father, Joseph William Lisle
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on verso of mount in pen and brown ink: "J 12" [Lugt 2984 -- indication of location of drawings in Richardson collection]

Marking: The mark of the elder Richardson (Lugt 2184) is stamped on the recto at lower center. The mark of Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364) is stamped in the made-up lower right corner, indicating that the fragmentary condition of the drawing existed at the time of his ownership.
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British); Sir Joshua Reynolds (British); John W. Lisle
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 11, 1994–September 19, 1994.

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. 218, fig. no. 218, p. 219, ill.

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