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Red and black chalk with stumping, and incising, over pen and brown ink, on ivory laid paper, squared in black chalk
Inscribed, recto, upper center, along central column, in red chalk: "C•15..C•b 1-14"; lower left, on former mount: "Batista / Naldini / Pasigniano"
40.9 × 27.2 cm (16 1/8 × 10 3/4 in.)
Gift of Anne Searle Bent
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Annamaria Petrioli Tofani and Graham Smith, Sixteenth-Century Tuscan Drawings from the Uffizi, exh. cat. (Detroit Institute of Arts, 1988), under cat. 57.
Suzanne Folds McCullagh, “Recent Acquisitions of Florentine Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago,” L’Arte del Disegno 3 (January 1997), pp. 63–65, fig. 3 (ill).
Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), pp. 186-87, no. 188 (ill.).
The Art Institute of Chicago, August 4, 1994-January 31, 1995.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings Rediscovered: Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago,” Apr. 12-June 22, 1997.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “The Medici, Michelangelo, and the Art of Late Renaissance Florence,” November 9, 2002-February 2, 2003.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Capturing the Sublime: Italian Drawings of the Renaissance and Baroque,” March 26-July 8, 2012, pl 42, pp. 92-93, cat. by Suzanne Folds McCullagh, et. al.
McCullagh & Giles 188
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