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Recto: St. Matthew and the Angel
Verso: Pieta
Recto: St. Matthew and the Angel Verso: Pieta
16th century
Not on display
R:Pen And Brown Ink And Brown Wash Over Red Chalk With Black Chalk On Laid Paper V: Black Chalk With Traces Of Red Chalk
Sheet: 170 x 226 mm (6 11/16 x 8 7/8 in.)
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Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no. 137, Hellman no. 217 as “St.Luke” by Federigo Zuccaro(George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Suggested attributions from mat and old file:
In E.Gunter Troches hand on mat and in Hellman catalogue: Giovanni Battista Naldini with correction of the title in the book;
References cited on mat in Dr. Troche’s hand:
Reference to companion drawing of this work (no. 555, and Troche also notes no. 556) in National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh in Walther Vitzhum’s review of Keith Andrews’s Catalogue of Italian Drawings, National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh in Burlington Magazine, Nov. 1969, p. 691.;
Note on the mat , signed “Pillsbury”: cites 1)references for Naldini in the frescoes of Sta. Trinita dei Monti, Rome, 2) for the Pieta on verso, refers to drawings by Naldini reproduced in Barocchi, P. Arte Antica e Moderna (published 1965);
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983) (in file): Not Naldini. Almost Lanfranco.

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Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

r: male figure with raised arm, angel to the left
v: sketch of seated woman with figure in front of her lap