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Bearded Man Wearing a Ruff
Bearded Man Wearing a Ruff
Date:
ca. 1590
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Black, Red, Brown, And White Chalk On Blue-green Laid Paper Loosely Mounted On Another Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 299 x 203 mm (11 3/4 x 8 in.) Irregular
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Zaccaria Sagredo, Venice; Maurice Marignane, Paris; Hubert Marignane, Paris (L. suppl. 1343a); Hans Calmann, London; Charles E. Slatkin Gallleries, New York (sold 1960); David Daniels, New York; Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 25 April l978, lot no.12 (excerpt in file from auction cat.).

Attributions : former attribution to Leandro Bassano noted on verso of mount and in exhibition catalogues and references cited below. Attribution to Carlo Caliari, who was in the Bassano workshop, credited to Alessandro Ballarin (see below);
Art Museum, harvard University, Cambridge, MA):Loan Exhibition Selections from the Drawing Collection of David Daniels, 1968. exh. cat. by Mary Lee Bennett and Agnes Mongan , cat. no. 1, repr., as Leandro Bassano (see copy in file of pertinent pages and loan stickers from back of frame);
(New York: J.J. Augustin,1944, republ. New York:Collectors Editions Ltd., l970), vol. 1, no. 235, p. 58, as Leandro Bassano;
Arslan, Edouardo. I Bassani. (Milan, 1960), vol. 1, p. 239, 263, repr.vol. II, pl. 294;
Ballarin, Alessandro. “ Introduzione a un catalogo dei disegni di Jacopo Bassano-II”, Studi di storia dell’arte in onore di Antonio Morassi (Venice: Alfieri, 1971), pp. 144-151;
Rearick, W.R. Maestri Veneti del Cinquecento(Florence: 1980), p. 58 , under no. 34;
Parker, K.T. Old Master Drawiungs (London: Batsford, 1936, republished New York: Collectors Editions Ltd., 1970), vol. 11, p. 27, pl. 22;

Accession Number:
1978.2.21
Acquisition Date:
1978-12-31
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Elizabeth Ebert and Arthur W. Barney Fund

Exhibition History:

Seiferheld Galleries, New York: Bassano Drawings, 1961,no. 11, as Bassano;
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI:ˆSeven Centuries of Italian Art, l967, exh. cat. no. ?, as Bassano (see loan stickers);
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis (also Art Institute of Chicago, Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Fogg Art Museum, harvard University, Cambridge, MA):Loan Exhibition Selections from the Drawing Collection of David Daniels, 1968. exh. cat. by Mary Lee Bennett and Agnes Mongan , cat. no. 1, repr., as Leandro Bassano (see copy in file of pertinent pages and loan stickers from back of frame);
Art Gallery, Yale University , New Haven CT: Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings:Form and Function, 1974, exh. cat. by Edmund Pillsbury and John Caldwell, cat. no. 50, repr. as Carletto Caliari;
Los Angeles County Museum of Art: Old Master Drawings from American Collections, 1976, exh. cat. by Ebria Feinblatt, no. 54, p. 50, repr. as Carletto Caliari (see copy of pages in file, also copy of frame sticker);
FAMSF, CPLH: Recent Acquisitions 1977-1978, Sept 8 - Oct 18, l978;
FAMSF, CPLH: European Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 16 - 18th century, Feb 24 - June 3, 1979;
FAMSF, CPLH: Selected Acquisitions 1977-1979, 1979-1980, checklist no. 16;
FAMSF, CPLH:Masterworks from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Feb 21 - May 3, 1981;
FAMSF, CPLH: Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 3 Aug - 13 Oct 1985. exh. cat. by Robert Flynn Johnson and Joseph R. Goldyne, cat. no. 7, p. 30, repr. p. 31, entry by Joseph R. Goldyne and noting Caliari attribution should be credited to K.T. Parker before Alessandro Ballarin;
CPLH, TREASURES, 11 Nov 1995 - 3 March 1996.

FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994.

bust length full face study of an unidentified young looking man with short hair, neat beard and mustache, ruffled collar on his tunic