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Half-length Sketch of Bearded Man (Jupiter?)

A work made of pen and brown ink on cream laid paper, tipped onto blue laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pen and brown ink on cream laid paper, tipped onto blue laid paper.

Date:

1540/60

Artist:

After Battista Franco, called Il Semolei
Italian, c. 1510-1561

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Battista Franco

Title

Half-length Sketch of Bearded Man (Jupiter?)

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1540–1560

Medium

Pen and brown ink on cream laid paper, tipped onto blue laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower center on ivory wove paper attached to mount, in pen and brown ink: "Baldassarre Peruzzi"

Dimensions

14.9 × 14.1 cm (5 7/8 × 5 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.906

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