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A Group of Putti, studies for group to left of Christ and the Virgin in Assumption of the Virgin, the cupola fresco of Santa Maria dei Battuti, S. Vito al Tagliamento, Friuli
A Group of Putti, studies for group to left of Christ and the Virgin in Assumption of the Virgin, the cupola fresco of Santa Maria dei Battuti, S. Vito al Tagliamento, Friuli
Date:
16th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Pen And Brown Ink And Brown Wash Over Red And White Chalks On Laid Paper Mounted To Heavier Sheet
Dimensions:
Image: 71 x 53 mm (2 13/16 x 2 1/16 in.) Irreg.
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Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance:
Peter Lely (1618-1680) (his mark LR on recto: L. 2094);
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (1665-1745) (his mark LL on recto: L.2184);
Thomas Worsley, Hovingham Hall, Hovingham, Yorkshire [Dealer’s source?]( No collector’s mark, but noted in old file, on mat, and in reproduction of [presumably] page from Richard Day catalogue for 1983 in drawing file);
Suggested attributions:
Philip Pouncey (November , 1983): “Never sure if it is Amalteo or Pordenone. Part of a group probably by Pordenone. Amalteo was so poor at painting and composition.”;

Accession Number:
1983.2.19
Acquisition Date:
1983-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

Edinburgh,Italian 16th Century Drawings from British Private Collections, 1969, no. 68 (from the Richard Day catalogue page);
FAMSF, CPLH, Recent Acquisitions of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts : Part I, 12 Jan - 17 March,1985;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994.

twisted group of several figures on sheet cut to octagonal format