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The Christ Child and Saint John the Baptist

Artist:
Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano Luciani) (Italian, Venice (?) 1485/86–1547 Rome)
Date:
1485–1547
Medium:
Black and some white chalk, on blue paper
Dimensions:
3 3/8 x 4 1/2in. (8.6 x 11.5cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.89
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in graphite on reverse of old mount, Baldassar Peruzzi. and, Peruzzi 93 a / # 57.
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings Recently Acquired: 1972-1975," October 1, 1975–January 4, 1975.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art," February 16, 1983–April 17, 1983.

Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Venezia, Rome. "Sebastiano del Piombo 1475-1547," February 28, 2008–June 8, 2008.

Jacob Bean European Drawings Recently Acquired, 1972-1975 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1975, cat. no. 30, ill.

Michael Hirst Sebastiano del Piombo. Oxford, 1981, fig. no. pl. 177, p. 138, ill.

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. 237, fig. no. 237, p. 236, ill.

William M. Griswold, Linda Wolk-Simon Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings in New York Collections. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 11 - March 27, 1994). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, pp. 120-21, 184, no. 107, ill.

Sebastiano del Piombo, 1485–1547 Exh. cat., Museo Nazionale di Palazzo Venezia, Rome. Ed. by Claudio Strinati, Milan, 2008, no. 101 (entry by Paul Joannides).



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