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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1510-1540 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rosso Fiorentino, born 1494 - died 1540 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, washed with bistre

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.156

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case French drawings, shelf 6

Physical description

St. Anthony, standing, with his right foot raised on a stone, a bell in his right hand and a staff in the other hand. Pen, washed with bistre.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, drawn)

Date

ca. 1510-1540 (made)

Artist/maker

Rosso Fiorentino, born 1494 - died 1540 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, washed with bistre

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 in, Width: 3.7 in

Descriptive line

Rosso Fiorentino; St. Anthony, standing, with his right foot raised on a stone, a bell in his right hand and a staff in the other hand. Pen, washed with bistre; Italian; ca. 1510-1540.

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 Volume I. 14th-16th century, London: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1979, p. 202.

The text is as follows:

CREMONA: mid 16th century

438

St Anthony the Abbot
Inscribed on the mount in ink in an 18th century hand 'Rosso'
Pen and ink and wash
8 ½ x 3 3/8 (216 x 86) Dyce 156

PROVENANCE J. Pz. Zoomer (Lugt 1511); J. Richardson, Sr (Lugt 2183); Dyce Bequest 1869

LITERATURE Dyce Catalogue no. 156 (as by Rosso Fiorentino)

Materials

Pen; Bistre

Techniques

Drawing; Wash

Subjects depicted

Man; Staff; Bells (idiophones)

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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