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Drawing, Design for a Vessel (Sauceboat?), ca. 1550

This is a Drawing. It was attributed to Luzio Romano. It is dated ca. 1550 and we acquired it in 1942. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown, gray wash, black chalk on cream laid paper, lined. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was purchased from P. and D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd.. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane.

Its dimensions are

15.2 x 17.9 cm (5 9/16 x 7 1/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Watermark: anchor in circle (?), cut in half, Briquet 481; 1510-1514; (The watermark is an anchor inside a circle, typical of the geography and period; it is located at the lower left edge, upside down, and cut off at the upper quarter of the mark)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: Pierino; in upper right corner on mount: 58

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Vessel (Sauceboat?), ca. 1550; Attributed to Luzio Romano (Italian, active 1528 – 1575); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown, gray wash, black chalk on cream laid paper, lined; 15.2 x 17.9 cm (5 9/16 x 7 1/16 in. ); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane; 1942-36-6

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