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Drawing, Sketch of Classical Sculpture of the Venus Pudica Type, ca. 1475

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Benozzo Gozzoli. It is dated ca. 1475 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is silverpoint, heightened with brush and white gouache on laid paper mounted on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

17.2 × 8.4 cm (6 3/4 × 3 5/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, upper right: 34 [or 54?]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Sketch of Classical Sculpture of the Venus Pudica Type, ca. 1475; Designed by Benozzo Gozzoli (Italian, ca. 1421-1497); Italy; silverpoint, heightened with brush and white gouache on laid paper mounted on laid paper; 17.2 × 8.4 cm (6 3/4 × 3 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2971

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