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A Nude Man

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Italian (Florence, Italy 1510 - 1563 Rome, Italy)
A Nude Man
Drawing
Italian
,
16th century
Creation Place: Florence, Tuscany, Italy
Red chalk on cream antique laid paper, laid down overall on cream antique paper
39.2 x 24.4 cm (15 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles A. Loeser
, 1932.138
Marks
inscription: l.r. edge, black chalk: Giuseppe Salviati
inscription: verso, backing sheet, u.r., black chalk: M. A. Buonarotti
inscription: verso, backing sheet, l.r., graphite: Andrea del Sarto
watermark: backing sheet: According to the results of an analysis in the file, the watermark is of D & C Blauw, Heawood 3268 -- the watermark and countermark are superimposed because the card was made of double thickness of paper.
Provenance
Charles A. Loeser, Florence, Italy, Bequest to Fogg Art Museum, 1932.
Bibliography
Bernard Berenson, The Drawings of the Florentine Painters, The University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL, 1938), vol. I, p. 273 (n. 2) and vol. II, no. 55D, p. 5, as Andrea del Sarto, repr...

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA, 1940), vol. 1, cat. no. 176, p. 95; vol. 2, repr. fig. 92 as Andrea del Sarto

Konrad Oberhuber, European Master Drawings of Six Centuries from the Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, exh. cat., ed. Konrad Oberhuber National Museum of Western Art (Tokyo, Japan, 1979), cat. no. 17, n.p., repr., n.p., pl. 17

Konrad Oberhuber, ed., Old Master Drawings: Selections from the Charles A. Loeser Bequest, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1979), cat. no. 21, pp. 54-55, and p. 8, repr.

Agnes Mongan, Konrad Oberhuber and Jonathan Bober, The Famous Italian Drawings at the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge, Silvana Editoriale (Milan, Italy, 1988), cat. no. 36, n.p., and p. 36, repr. (color)

Luisa Mortari, Francesco Salviati, Leonardo-De Luca Editori (Rome, Italy, 1992), no. 28, p. 174, fig. 28

Carlo Francini, "L'inventario della collezione Loeser alla Villa Gattaia", Bollettino della Società di Studi Fiorentini (2000), no. 6, p. 118 ("Cartella con due stelle nere")

Exhibition History
Bacchiacca and his Friends; Florentine Paintings and Drawings of the Sixteenth Century, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, 01/10/1961 - 02/19/1961, no. 36
European Master Drawings of Six Centuries from the Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, 11/03/1979 - 12/16/1979, no. 17