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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1932.130
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Two Men Seated in Dante Chairs
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
15th century
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Lombardy
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/298964
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Brown ink, brown wash, black chalk and white gouache on cream antique paper prepared with a brown wash laid down overall to cream antique laid paper
Dimensions
19.1 × 24.8 cm (7 1/2 × 9 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso of mount, bottom center, graphite: 8 [underlined]
  • inscription: verso of mount, center, graphite: 91
  • inscription: verso of mount, u.l., brown ink and graphite: [Two marks that look like paraphs?]
  • watermark: No watermark was observed when examined by Craigen Bowen, 2/14/2002
Provenance
Charles A. Loeser, Florence, Italy, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1932
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles A. Loeser
Accession Year
1932
Object Number
1932.130
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Agnes Mongan and Paul J. Sachs, Drawings in the Fogg Museum of Art, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, 1940), vol. 1, cat. no. 20, pp. 15-16; vol. 2, repr. fig. 15, as Italian 15th century

Anna Forlani Tempesti, The Robert Lehman Collection V: Italian Fifteenth- to Seventeenth Century Drawings, Metropolitan Museum of Art / Princeton University Press (New York, NY and Princeton, NJ, 1991), under cat. no. 66, p. 188

Carlo Francini, "L'inventario della collezione Loeser alla Villa Gattaia", Bollettino della Società di Studi Fiorentini (2000), no. 6, p. 118 ("Cartella con una stella nera")

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