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A semi-nude woman reclining in clouds and a seated male nude, from an album lettered "STUDIO/DI DISSEGNI/DI GIACOMO/PALMA" on the front cover, containing 136 drawings of mainly religious subjects
Pen and brown ink and brown wash, over black chalk
Verso: Studies of figures, one with his arm raised (Cain ?)
Pen and brown ink
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Height: 388 millimetres
Width: 265 millimetres
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- See Curator's Comment for 1862,0809.1.
The figure of the reclining woman on the recto is based on Michelangelo's sculpture of 'Dawn' in the Medici Chapel in San Lorenzo, Florence. Presumably Palma had a reduced plaster or terracotta copy of the figure.
Lit: S. Mason Rinaldi, exhib. cat., Venice, Museo Correr, 1990, under no. 70, p. 167.
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