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Drawing - Four seated putti

Four seated putti

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1530-1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (artist)
    da Caravaggio, Polidoro (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash, heightened with white on blue paper

  • Museum number:

    9075I

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 294

Physical description

Pen and ink and wash drawing depicting four putti.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1530-1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (artist)
da Caravaggio, Polidoro (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash, heightened with white on blue paper

Dimensions

Height: 213 mm, Width: 300 mm

Object history note

Bought 1883

Descriptive line

Drawing, Four seated putti, copy after Polidoro Caldara, Italian School, pen and ink and wash, 16th century.

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

Ward Jackson, Peter, Italian Drawings. Volume One: 14th - 16th century, London, 1979, cat. 65, p. 46.

The following is the full text of the entry:

copies after
CALDARA, POLIDORO

65
Four seated putti
Pen and ink and wash, heightened with white on blue paper
8 3/8 x 11 3/4 (213 x 300) 9075.I
PROVENANCE Bought 1883

Copy (16th century) after a painting in the Chapel of Fra Mariano del Piombo in S. Silvestro al Quirinale, Rome. For an illustration of the painting see D. Grioli's article on the chapel in Archivio Storico dell' Arte, 4, 1891, pp. 117 ff.; and Marabottini, pl. 33.
Not illustrated

Materials

Pen and ink; Wash; White pigment; Blue paper

Techniques

Drawing; Wash

Subjects depicted

Putti

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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