Prints and Drawings
Artist: Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri), Italian, 1581–1641

Study of a Seated Old Man

ca. 1604

Black chalk with white heightening on blue paper

sheet: 47 × 37.5 cm (18 1/2 × 14 3/4 in.)
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund
2003.103.1
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
17th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

(Probably the "old man, sitting on ground, with left hand lifted, black chalk, with touches of white, on blue paper" by Domenichino, sold Bern, Gutekunst and Klipstein, 21-22 June 1949, lot 573); Private collection, New Jersey (as school of Annibale Carracci); acquired from Mia Weiner, Norfolk, Conn

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), 24, 26, 116–17, 140, no. 31, ill.

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