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Two Standing Draped Figures (Saint John and the Magdalene?)

A work made of pen and brown ink on brown laid paper, laid down on cream laid card.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pen and brown ink on brown laid paper, laid down on cream laid card.

Date:

1540/60

Artist:

Attributed to Battista Franco, called Il Semolei (Italian, c. 1510-1561)
after Parmigianino (Italian, 1503-1540)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Battista Franco

Title

Two Standing Draped Figures (Saint John and the Magdalene?)

Origin

Italy

Date

1540–1560

Medium

Pen and brown ink on brown laid paper, laid down on cream laid card

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower center on mount, in pen and black ink: "from B. West's Colln"; lower center on mount, in pen and black ink (in J. Richardson, Sr.'s hand): "Parmigiano [sic]"; inscribed verso, upper center on mount, in pen and brown ink (Resta/Somers number?): "k" (not verified in Lansdowne Ms. 802); upper center on mount, in pen and brown ink (in J. Richardosn Sr.'s hand): "E.7 / Za. 26./E.401 / k."; lower left on mount, in pen and black ink: "WS"

Dimensions

163 × 145 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.52

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