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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery
Artist: Polidoro da Caravaggio, Italian, ca. 1499–ca. 1543
After: Pietro Buonaccorsi, called Perino del Vaga, Italian, 1501–1547

Recto: Study of a Seated Old Man; Verso: Copy (by an unknown artist) after a study by Perino del Vaga for the Sala Paolina, Castel Sant’Angelo

ca. 1519–22 (verso ca. 1545–47)

Red chalk (recto); pen and brown ink and wash over black chalk, with partly oxidized white heightening (verso)

sheet: 24.1 × 16.8 cm (9 1/2 × 6 5/8 in.)
Frederick M. Clapp, B.A. 1901, M.A. 1911, Fund
16th century
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
By appointment

Holtkott Collection, Cologne; Mia Weiner, from whom acquired.


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, 26, 42–45, 60, no. 3, ill.

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