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Item Details
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Culture
Italy, Arezzo, 15th century
Title
Navicella
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Work Type
Drawing
Date
c. 1410s
Material
pen and brown ink (iron gall)
beige(1) laid paper, tipped on to cream-yellow wove paper
Measurements
Sheet: 27.2 x 37.2 cm (10 11/16 x 14 5/8 in.); Secondary Support: 32.8 x 42.8 cm (12 15/16 x 16 7/8 in.)
Description
Once attributed to the Italian painter Giotto (about 1267-1337), this drawing is the oldest sheet in the Cleveland museum's collection. We now know it to be a copy by Parri Spinelli after a mosaic Giotto designed for the portico of the church of Old St. Peter's in Rome.
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: DR - Italian
Department: Drawings
Provenance: Giorgio Vasari (according to Richardson, Ottley, Kurz, Virch, Collobi). Jonathan Richardson Sr., London (Lugt 2183, lower right, in black ink); [his sale, 28 January 1747, no. 68]; Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (Lugt 2364, lower right, in black ink); [proba
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
Accession Number
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
1961.38.a_full.tif
SSID
24604986

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