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Male Figure
Male Figure
Date:
late 16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Brown Wash On Laid Paper Fragment Adhered To A Rectangular Laid Sheet Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 152 x 224 mm (6 x 8 13/16 in.)
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Object Type:
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.48 , Hellman no.112 as “Male Figure” by Giovanni Battista Paggi , and Hellman notes that attribution to Paggi was made by Cogswell after previous owner attributed drawing to one of the Carracci(George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Former AFGA title: Male Figure,Leaning Backwards;
Notes and attributions from the old file:
A.M. (Agnes Mongan) (July 1972): “So what!”[referring to Paggi attribution?];
Philip Pouncey (Nov. 1983): Not Paggi.

Accession Number:
1963.24.97
Acquisition Date:
1952-10-20
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento(also University of California, Davis: The Fortuna of Michelangelo , 1975, cat. no. 14, p. 18 [cat./ not available 1993, not verified];
Santa Barbara Museum of Art: The Noble Past, 1976-1977, faculty-student project directed by UCSB Professor Alfred Moir [no notes avaiilable 1993].

elongated male figure, seated and leaning slightly backwards, seen from the rear