Study of a Seated Old Man (recto); Copy (by an unknown artist) after a study by Perino del Vaga for the Sala Paolina, Castel Sant'Angelo (verso) Artist: Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, ca. 1499–ca. 1543)
After: Pietro Buonaccorsi, called Perino del Vaga(verso) (Italian, 1501–1547)

ca. 1519–22 (verso ca. 1545–47)

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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.)

Credit Line

Frederick M. Clapp, B.A. 1901, M.A. 1911, Fund

Accession Number



16th century


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

  • Lisa Hodermarsky and Tiffany Sprague, eds., A Perspicacious Tenure: Suzanne Boorsch at Yale (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2018), 19, ill.
  • 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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