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Study of a Sleeping Shepherd

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Title Study of a Sleeping Shepherd
Material and technique Black chalk, heightened with white, on yellow-brown prepared paper
Object type
Drawing > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 196 mm
Width 374 mm
Artists Draughtsman: Jacopo Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte)
Accession number I 52 (PK)
Credits Bruikleen / Loan: Stichting Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen 1940 (voormalige collectie / former collection Koenigs)
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1940
Creation date in circa 1555-1560
Watermark poorly visible, unidentifiable, possibly Crown (ca. 40 x 34 mm, upright, upside down, lying to left or right, on P3 of 14P). [see image]
Inscriptions 'B.B. no:24' (verso, top centre, pen and brown ink)
Collector Collector / Franz Koenigs
Mark Z. Sagredo (L.2103a) inv. B.B. no:24, F.W. Koenigs (L.1023a)
Provenance Zaccaria Sagredo (1653-1729, L.2103a, inv. 'B.B.no:24' in dorso), Venice; - ; Franz W. Koenigs (1881-1941, L.1023a), Haarlem, acquired in 1927; D.G. van Beuningen (1877-1955), Rotterdam, acquired with the Koenigs Collection in 1940 and donated to the Foundation Museum Boymans
Exhibitions Venice/Florence 1985, no. 31; Rotterdam 2010 (coll 2 kw 6)
Internal exhibitions De Collectie Twee - wissel VI, Prenten & Tekeningen (2010)
Research Italian Drawings 1400-1600
Literature Tietze/Tietze-Conrat 1944, no. 149 (Jacopo Bassano), Arslan 1960, no. I 367 (Francesco Bassano), Aikema/Meijer 1985, no. 31, ill. (Jacopo Bassano)
Highlight > Painting technique > Technique > Material and technique
Geographical origin Italy > Southern Europe > Europe
Place of manufacture Venice > Veneto region > Italy > Southern Europe > Europe

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Jacopo Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte)

Bassano del Grappa circa 1510 - Venetië 1592

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