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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Pietro Buonaccorsi, called Perino del Vaga, Italian, 1501–1547

The Marriage Procession of Psyche, study for a fresco in the Castel Sant’Angelo (r); heavily draped figures (v)

1545–46

Pen and brown ink and wash (r), pen and brown ink (v).

overall: 12 × 25 cm (4 3/4 × 9 13/16 in.) framed: 31.1 × 43.8 × 3.8 cm (12 1/4 × 17 1/4 × 1 1/2 in.) base: 2.5 × 46.4 × 7.6 cm (1 × 18 1/4 × 3 in.)
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, and Frederick M. Clapp, B.A. 1901, M.A. 1911, Funds
1996.5.1a-b
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Sotheby's, New York, 13 Jan 1993, lot 27; acquired from Michael Miller / Lucy Vivante Fine Arts Inc., New York

Old Provenance record, perhaps inaccurate:
Sir Peter Lely (L. 2092); William, 2nd Duke of Devonshire (L. 718) and by descent as Chatsworth, no. 152; Sold Sotheby's, NY, 8 January 1991; Michael Miller/Lucy Vivante Fine Arts Inc., 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), 14, 24, 60, 66–68, 247, no. 12, 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.