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Male Nude Floating Upward, His Arms Outstretched; A Bust of a Young Woman
Male Nude Floating Upward, His Arms Outstretched; A Bust of a Young Woman
ca. 1735–1740
Not on display
Pen And Brown Ink With Gray Wash Over Black Chalk On Laid Paper
Sheet: 382 x 268 mm (15 1/16 x 10 9/16 in.)
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IUR in brown ink: 51;
Watermark: three crescent moons;
Irregular left margin on the ruled sheet;
From an album of 55 that was intact until the 1920’s (see notes below and in file);
Provenance:Stephen Spector, New York; to David Daniels, ca.1960;Sotheby Parke Bernet, London, 25 April 1978, no. 40, repr. p. 92;(see xerographed copy in file).

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Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

xhibitions: The Art Museum, Princeton University: Italian Drawings in the Art Museum, 1966,exh. cat. by Jacob Bean, no. 98, p. 57;(unverified, no copy in file)
Heim Gallery, London: Baroque Sketches, Drawings and Sculpture, 1967, no. 67, p. 15;(unverified, no copy in file)
The Minneapolis Institute of Art(also Art Institute of Chicago, Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO.,Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University):Selections from the Drawing Collection of David Daniels, 1968, exh. cat. by Mary Lee Bennett and Agnes Mongan, no. 17, repr., in which it is noted that the sheet came from an album of 55 that was intact until the 1920’s and was previously attributed to Fontebasso’s treacher Sebastiano Ricci;(see xerographed excerpt in file);
International Exhibitions Foundation, (National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., also Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX,Saint Louis Art Museum): Venetian Drawings from American Collections, 1974-197, exh. cat. by Terisio Pignatti, no. 86, p. 42, repr., which questions attribution to Fontebasso and suggests possibility of a Bolognese artist in the tradition of [Donato]Creti for the entire album(xerographed copy in file);
FAMSF, CPLH: Recent Acquisitions 1977-1978, Sept 8 - Oct 18, 1978;
FAMSF, CPLH: Selected Acquisitions 1977-1979, 1979-1980, checklist no. 20;
CPLH, European Drawings from the AFGA, 16 - 18th century, Feb 24 - June 3, 1979;
FAMSF, CPLH: Master Drawings from the AFGA, 3 Aug - 13 Oct 1985, exh. cat. , entry by Joseph R.Goldyne, no.10, p. 36, repr. p. 37, again expressing interest in the Ricci attribution but not suggesting a change at this time(1985);
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994.

nude male figure with arms stretched out and right leg bent, seen from below , above him a bust view of a young woman looking up and towards the corner of the sheet

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