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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Giovanni Battista Naldini, Italian, Florence, 1537–1591

Study of a Youth

ca. 1575

Red chalk and red wash, with traces of thin white heightening

22.6 × 20.3 cm (8 7/8 × 8 in.)
Gift of Edmund P. Pillsbury, B.A. 1965
1972.38
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, 1971, no. 137 (as Pontormo); Edmund P. Pillsbury, Dallas, 1972; 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), 26, 81–82, 132, no. 18, ill.

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