Kneeling Figure and Two Heads

Provenance

Count Giovanni Carlo Conestabile; J. P. Heseltine, London (L. 1507, on reserve);* Colnaghi, London (bought by Robert Sterling Clark, 1917).    

*"L." refers to F. Lugt, Les Marques de collections de dessins et d'estampes, Amsterdam, 1921 and Supplément, The Hague, 1956.

Perugino (Pietro di Cristoforo Vannucci)

Italian, c. 1450–1523

Kneeling Figure and Two Heads

1456–1523

Metal point, heightened with white now oxidized to brown on white prepared paper

Overall: 8 11/16 x 5 3/8 in. (22 x 13.6 cm)


Acquired by Sterling Clark, 1917

1955.1458


OFF VIEW

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Haverkamp-Begemann, Egbert, Standish D. Lawder, and Charles W. Talbot, Jr. Drawings from the Clark Art Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Robert Sterling Clark Collection of European and American Drawings, Sixteenth Through Nineteenth Centuries, at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown. 2 volumes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1964.