Prints and Drawings
Artist: Giovanni Battista Caracciolo, called Il Battistello, Italian, 1578–1635

Compositional Study

ca. 1616–20

Black and white chalk with touches of red chalk on blue paper

sheet: 30.8 × 35.6 cm (12 1/8 × 14 in.)
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund
2005.128.1
Culture: 
Italian, Naples
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

European trade, by 2005; Hill-Stone, Inc., New York, 2005; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

This work appears on our "Artworks with Nazi-Era Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.

Bibliography: 

Suzanne Boorsch and John J. Marciari, Master Drawings from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2006), 24, 130–31, no. 38, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.