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Prudentia (Prudence)
Prudentia (Prudence)
Date:
late 16th century
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Brown Wash Over Red Chalk On Laid Paper Mounted To A Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Sheet: 200 x 131 mm (7 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)
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Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no. 217, Hellman no. 244 as “Female Figure” by Bartholomaus Spranger (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 in old file:
Old AFGA file attribution: North Italian, late 16th c. with title as “Cleopatra”;
Konrad Oberhuber (Spring, 1971): Marco da Faenza [i.e. Marchetti!]: Subject is Prudentia, not Cleopatra;
C. Goguel(Catherine Monbeig-Goguel, Cabinet des Dessins, Louvre) (n.d.) (on mat and in file): Jacques Bellange?;
Juergen Scholz: Italian;
J. Held: School of Fontainebleau;
S. Bequin: Not Fontainebleau;
Philip Pouncey(Nov. 1983): Attribution to Marco Marchetti and identification of subject as Prudentia;[ supports Oberhuber’s conclusions given twelve years earlier];
A. Nova (Alessandro Nova) (n.d.) (on mat): subject is “Prudenza”, not Cleopatra;

Accession Number:
1963.24.107
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

seated woman holding a mirror in her right hand, snakes by her left