Prints and Drawings
Artist: Gianlorenzo Bernini, Italian, active Rome, 1598–1680

Portrait of Cardinal Sforza Pallavicino

1665–66

Red chalk on buff paper

sheet: 37.9 × 22.2 cm (14 15/16 × 8 3/4 in.)
Egmont Collection, Yale Library Transfer
1961.61.36
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Perhaps the collection of Hughues de Lionne; John Percival, first Earl of Egmont (1683-1748); John T. Graves; Robert Hoe (sale New York, Anderson Auction Company, April 15-19, 1912, Library of Robert Hoe, Part III, A-K, no. 949); Yale University Library (Anonymous Donor, 1957)

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), 17, 140, 170–72, no. 55, ill.

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