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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Domenico Beccafumi, Italian, Siena, 1486–1551

Kneeling Man

ca. 1544

Red chalk, with a few stylus indentations. Original sheet trimmed to the edge of the figure and laid down.

sheet: 25.4 × 17.5 cm (10 × 6 7/8 in.)
framed: 45.7 × 39.4 × 5.1 cm (18 × 15 1/2 × 2 in.)
Maitland F. Griggs, B.A. 1896, Fund
1972.37
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Eugene V. Thaw and Co., New York, from whom acquired

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, 63–65, no. 11, ill.

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