Cesare Nebbia (Italian, Orvieto ca. 1536–1614 Orvieto)
Pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk
8-7/16 x 4-7/16 in. (21.5 x 11.2 cm)
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1962
Not on view
Inscription: Faint red chalk annotation at upper left, Ce, at upper right, Nebia; annotated in pen and brown ink on reverse of old mount, Cesare Nebbia. d. 1614 A 78 / Disc. di Mutianus; almost illegible erased annotation on backing: FFKK/ 1938 [also further erased and illegible annotation]; numbers in black chalk on backing: 23234 /1 = 3 / 60 / 26/ 7.
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. 141, fig. no. 141, p. 148, ill.
Artist: Cesare Nebbia (Italian, Orvieto ca. 1536–1614 Orvieto) Date: 1536–1614Medium: Pen and brown ink (recto); pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash, over black chalk (verso)Accession: 1975.126On view in:Not on view
Artist: Cesare Nebbia (Italian, Orvieto ca. 1536–1614 Orvieto) Date: 1536–1614Medium: Red chalk, highlighted with white. The circular field of the image is incised with a compassAccession: 1992.29On view in:Not on view