Black chalk, highlighted with white, on beige paper. Figure roughly silhouetted and background tinted in opaque gray wash
7 7/8 x 5 5/8in. (20 x 14.3cm)
Rogers Fund, 1962
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink at lower border of old mount in Richardson's hand, Fra: Bartolomeo di S. Marco [Lugt 2995, 2996]. Annotated in pen and brown ink on verso of mount, Lg 62. / V. 30. / In. 57 / Oo. 67. / s [Lugt 2983, 2984; indications as to locations in the cabinets of Jonathan Richardson, Senior]
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); sale, Christie's, LondonFeb. 17, 1959, part of no. 71(as Fra Bartolomeo?); Seiferheld
Graham Smith "Rosso Fiorentino's Sposalizio in San Lorenzo." in Pantheon. vol. 34, no. 1, January-March, 1976, fig. no. fig. 4, pp. 26, 28, 29.
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. 227, fig. no. 227, p. 228, ill.
Artist: Rosso Fiorentino (Italian, Florence 1494–1540 Fontainebleau)Date: ca. 1530Medium: Black chalk; some contours reinforced in pen and brown ink, and background tinted in brown wash (by another hand)Accession: 52.124.2On view in:Not on view