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Sphinx Studies
Sphinx Studies
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Blue Watercolor On Laid Paper
Dimensions:
Image: 101 x 188 mm (4 x 7 3/8 in.) Irregular
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.183 , Hellman no. 173 as “Figures” by Giovanni da Udine (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 old file:
E.G. Troche: Florentine?;
A.M. (Agnes Mongan) (July 1972); “Quite possible” [i.e. quite possible Florentine or quite possible G. da Udine?]

Accession Number:
1963.24.44
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

two fantastic figures with upper bodies of women, clawed front feet, curling serpentine tails, plant form shapes for wings and headdresses