Study of Two Kneeling Clerics (recto); Study of Standing Youth (verso)

A work made of pen and black ink, with black chalk, heightened with white gouache (recto), and pen and black and brown ink, with touches of black chalk, heightened with white gouache (verso), on blue laid paper.
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  • A work made of pen and black ink, with black chalk, heightened with white gouache (recto), and pen and black and brown ink, with touches of black chalk, heightened with white gouache (verso), on blue laid paper.

Date:

1507/08

Artist:

Vittore Carpaccio
Italian, c. 1460-c. 1526

About this artwork

The Venetian master of narrative painting in the early 16th century, Carpaccio relied on drawings such as this one to study and refine individual figures, which would later be incorporated into his complicated painting cycles. This sheet is related to a painting in the Sala del Gran Consiglio in the Doge’s Palace, Venice.

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Artist

Vittore Carpaccio

Title

Study of Two Kneeling Clerics (recto); Study of Standing Youth (verso)

Origin

Italy

Date

1507–1508

Medium

Pen and black ink, with black chalk, heightened with white gouache (recto), and pen and black and brown ink, with touches of black chalk, heightened with white gouache (verso), on blue laid paper

Dimensions

195 x 252 mm

Credit Line

Helen Regenstein Collection

Reference Number

1962.577

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