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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1932.161
People
Follower of Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian (Caprese, Italy 1475 - 1564 Rome, Italy)
Title
Reclining Nude; verso: Drapery study
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
16th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Tuscany, Florence
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298916
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Red chalk with traces of graphite on cream antique laid paper, laid down overall
Dimensions
8 x 12 cm (3 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: No watermark was observed when examined by Craigen Bowen, 3/26/2004.
Provenance
Unidentified collector (Lugt 521a but without crown or circle). Charles A. Loeser, Florence, Italy, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1932
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles A. Loeser
Accession Year
1932
Object Number
1932.161
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), vol. 1, cat. no. 124, p. 75

Carlo Francini, "L'inventario della collezione Loeser alla Villa Gattaia", Bollettino della Società di Studi Fiorentini (2000), no. 6, p. 119 ("Cartella con tre stelle nere")

"The Etruscan Influence", Index Magazine ([e-journal], September 20, 2018), https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/article/the-etruscan-influence, accessed September 20, 2018

Exhibition History

32Q: 2540 Renaissance, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/18/2018 - 11/15/2018

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