Man Tugging on Sheet: Study for the Entombment [Sacristy of the Certosa di San Martino, Naples, 1596]
Italy (Artist's nationality:)
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Inscribed recto, lower right on mount, in graphite: "Andrea del Sarto 1488-1530"
24.8 × 16.7 cm (9 13/16 × 6 5/8 in.)
The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection
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Harold Joachim and Suzanne McCullagh, Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago (Chicago, 1979), pp. 47-48, no. 51, pl. 61 (as Giuseppe Cesari, Figure Study of a Man), p. 126, no. 4D4 (as Giuseppe Cesari, Figure Study of a Man).
Suzanne Folds McCullagh and Laura M. Giles, Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago: A Catalogue of the Collection (Chicago, 1997), p. 83, no. 105 (ill.).
Washington, D.C., National Gallery of Art, and the Art Institute of Chicago, “Italian Drawings in the Art Institute of Chicago,” 1979-1980, cat. 51 (as Giuseppe Cesari, Figure Study of a Man).
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Drawings Rediscovered: Italian Drawings before 1600 in The Art Institute of Chicago,” April 10, 1997-July 22, 1997.
The Art Institute of Chicago, “Strokes of Genius: Italian Drawings from the Goldman Collection,” November 1, 2014-February 1, 2015.
Dr. C. D. Ginsburg [stamp (Lugt 1145), verso, lower left on mount, in black]; sold, Sotheby’s, London, July 20, 1915, part of lot 2, as “Andrea del Sarto, Man holding a Cloth,” to Maggs Bros., London; William F. E. Gurley (1854–1943), Chicago [stamp (Lugt 5308), recto, lower right, in black]; given to the Art Institute of Chicago for the Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection, 1922 [stamp (Lugt 1230b), verso center of mount, in black].
McCullagh & Giles 105
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