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A young man holding a halberd, turned to front, his legs crossed
Pen and brown ink, heightened with white, on grey prepared paper, right side made up
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Height: 203 millimetres
Width: 87 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Ascribed to Baldovinetti in the MS. catalogue of the Payne Knight collection. It was sold as such in William Young Ottley's sale in 1803.
Lit.: B. Berenson, 'The Drawings of the Florentine Painters', Chicago, 1938, II, no. 848, p. 88, III, fig. 353 (as Davide Ghirlandaio); A.E. Popham and P. Pouncey, 'Italian drawings in the BM, the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries', London, 1950, I, no. 146, II, pl. CXXXIII (with previous literature)
Popham & Pouncey 1950
Ascribed in the Payne Knight MS. Catalogue to Baldovinetti.
Literature: BB 848, fig. 353; B.M. Guide, 1858, no. 11.
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