Lady in a Landscape (recto); Bust-Length Profile of an Old Woman (verso)

Dosso Dossic. 1521

The Cleveland Museum of Art

The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, United States

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  • Title: Lady in a Landscape (recto); Bust-Length Profile of an Old Woman (verso)
  • Creator: Dosso Dossi (Italian, c. 1490-aft 1541)
  • Date Created: c. 1521
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 9.7 x 6.8 cm (3 13/16 x 2 11/16 in.); Secondary Support: 17.5 x 14.9 cm (6 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)
  • Provenance: Baron Chiaramonte Bordonaro, Palermo (according to departmental card). [Baskett and Day, 1971] (according to departmental card). [Herbert N. Bier] (according to departmental card)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1980.195
  • Medium: brush and brown wash and red chalk (extended with brush and water in places)
  • Inscriptions: recto: SECONDARY SUPPORT, lower center, in graphite: F[ran?] Francia verso: across top and center, in brown ink: si lacha e nero e questo si fa [illegible] / inte nerire, ci lumi poi si / rischiara la tinta da cham[illegible] / hon quasi niente di R[a?]ch[i?] / [l?]a tinta di nero [se?]ra rosa / quo[illegible] niente di lacha
  • Department: Drawings
  • Culture: Italy, Ferrarese, 16th century
  • Credit Line: Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
  • Collection: DR - Italian
  • Accession Number: 1980.195

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