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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1946.54
People
Circle of Domenico Ghirlandaio, Italian (Florence, Italy 1449 - 1494 Florence, Italy)
Previously attributed to Filippino Lippi, Italian (Prato, Italy 1457 - 1504 Florence, Italy)
? Lorenzo di Credi, Italian (Florence, Italy c. 1456 - 1536 Florence, Italy)
Title
Standing Youth Wearing Cloak and Cap
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
15th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Tuscany, Florence
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297733
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Metalpoint heightened with white gouache on pink prepared antique laid paper
Dimensions
19.7 x 9.3 cm (7 3/4 x 3 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • watermark: No watermark was observed when examined by Craigen Bowen, 2/12/2002
  • inscription: verso, u.r. corner reading from top to bottom, brown ink: [The inscription, which is not decipherable, consists of five lines of what appears to be almost identical text]
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund
Accession Year
1946
Object Number
1946.54
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

An Evening of Italian Art and Music, brochure, Boston University (Boston, MA, 1955), repr. on cover

Bernard Berenson, I disegni dei pittori fiorentini, Electa Editrice (Milan, Italy, 1961), no. 772 F-1, p. 145

Carlo L. Ragghianti and Gigetta dalli Regoli, Firenze 1470-1480: Disegni dal modello, Pollaiuolo/Leonardo/Botticelli/Filippino, Istituto di Storia dell'Arte dell'Università di Pisa (Pisa, Italy, 1975), cat. no. 145, p. 120; repr. fig. 256, p. 287

James Sperber, "Technical Examination of Eight Metalpoint Drawings from the Fogg Art Museum" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, May 1983), Unpublished, passim

Agnes Mongan, "On Silverpoint Drawings and the Subject of Left-Handedness", Drawings Defined, ed. Walter Strauss, Abaris Books (New York, NY, 1987), pp. 150-64, p. 153; repr. fig. 2, p. 152, as Lorenzo di Credi

Agnes Mongan, Konrad Oberhuber, and Jonathan Bober, The Famous Italian Drawings at the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge, Silvana Editoriale (Milan, Italy, 1988), pp. 12, 18, and 28; repr. fig. 5, p. 14

Edward Saywell, Behind the Line: The Materials and Techniques of Old Master Drawings, Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, 1998), vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 12-13; repr. fig. 10, p. 13; f.n. 12, p. 24; no. 15, p. 27

Penley Knipe, "Grounds on Paper: An Examination of Eight Early Drawings" (thesis (certificate in conservation), Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 1998), Unpublished, pp. 1-22 passim

Thea Burns, The Luminous Trace: Drawing and Writing in Metalpoint, Archetype Publications (London, 2012), p. 8, fig. 10 (detail)

Exhibition History

An Evening of Italian Art and Music, Boston University, Boston, 03/07/1955 - 03/14/1955

Behind the Line: The Materials and Techniques of Old Master Drawings, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 10/03/1998 - 12/30/1998

This record has been reviewed by the curatorial staff but may be incomplete. Our records are frequently revised and enhanced. For more information please contact the Division of European and American Art at am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu