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Geometry and Studies of Cats
Geometry and Studies of Cats
Date:
16th–17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Black Chalk On Laid Paper Prepared With A Red Ground, Mounted To A Heavier Sheet , With Red Chalk Signature
Dimensions:
Sheet: 198 x 127 mm (7 13/16 x 5 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Joseph Green Cogswell; Mortimer Leo Schiff; Moore S. Achenbach;
Cogswell no.112, Hellman no.149 as “Female Figure” by Ventura d’Arcangelo Salimbeni (George S. Hellman, Original Drawings by the Old Masters: The Collection formed by Joseph Green Cogswell, 1786-1871, New York: privately published, 1915);
Suggested attribution:
Philip Pouncey (Nov., 1983): Definitely Florentine. Poccetti or close to him. Probably could be attributed to Poccetti.

Accession Number:
1963.24.124
Acquisition Date:
1963-04-09
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, The Noble Past, 1976-1977.

seated woman holding a compass, two cats at bottom of sheet and part of a third cat at lower right, lettering at upper right

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”