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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    16th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bordone, Paris, born 1500 - died 1571 (artist)
    Titian (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk on grey paper, heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.265

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 12

Physical description

Two studies for the back of the stooping draped figure of an old man, to the hips, the face partially turned to the right over the shoulder. On the reverse, two studies for the same figure from the front, with the right arm extended. Also a study of a leg; Black chalk on grey paper, heightened with white; The mark of Sir Peter Lely appears on the mount.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, drawn)

Date

16th century (made)

Artist/maker

Bordone, Paris, born 1500 - died 1571 (artist)
Titian (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk on grey paper, heightened with white

Marks and inscriptions

The mark of Sir Peter Lely appears on the mount.

Dimensions

Height: 10.1 in, Width: 11.7 in

Descriptive line

Paris Bordone; Two studies for the figure of Joseph in the painting of the Rest on the Flight to Egypt (Berenson Collection). Verso: Two studies for a similar figure from the front, with the right arm extended. Also a study of a leg; Black chalk on blue paper, heightened with white; The mark of Sir Peter Lely appears on the mount; Italian School; 16th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
Ward-Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings from the Victoria and Albert Museum, vol. I, 14th - 16th century, London, 1979, Cat.53, illus, pp.41-42

Materials

Black chalk; Grey paper

Techniques

Drawing; Heightening

Subjects depicted

Old man

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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