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Figure Studies for the Sistine Ceiling (verso)
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Item Details
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Culture
Italy, 16th century
Title
Figure Studies for the Sistine Ceiling (verso)
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Work Type
Drawing
Date
1510-1511
Material
red chalk heightened with traces of white
beige(2) laid paper, perimeter mounted to gray laid paper
Measurements
Sheet: 23.4 x 33.5 cm (9 3/16 x 13 3/16 in.); Secondary Support: 24.4 x 34.4 cm (9 5/8 x 13 9/16 in.)
Description
The verso of this drawing features several close-up preparatory studies of the foot and toes of an ignudo (athletic male nude) as well as two studies of a head and shoulders that have not been linked to any figures on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
upper center, in brown ink: [Jr?]; upper right, in brown ink: V./.
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: DR - Italian
Department: Drawings
Provenance: Pierre Jean Mariette (Lugt 1852, lower left, in black ink); [his sale, Paris, 15 November 1775-30 January 1776, lot 236: "Quarante feuilles de differentes Etudes de compositions, Tombeaux, Figures & Tetes"]. Bürckel family, Vienna; [possibly Prof. Heinric
Gift in memory of Henry G. Dalton by his nephews George S. Kendrick and Harry D. Kendrick
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Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the applicable Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
1940.465.b_full.tif
SSID
24588905

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