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Eve, in the Steccata, after Parmigianino; seated and reaching up to pick an apple with her right hand, holding onto the tree with her l, oval
Pen and brown ink, with brown wash, over black chalk
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Height: 81 millimetres
Width: 33 millimetres (upper corners cut)
- Curator's comments
- For comment see also Pp,2.138.
After a drawing by Parmigianino for the figure of Eve in S. Maria della Steccata, Parma, in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Inv. No. 62-I35). (A. E. Popham, Catalogue of Drawings by Parmigianino, 1971, p. 120, no. 301)
An attribution to Lucas Vorsterman is plausible.
For the etching in reverse by N Lanier see W,2.138.
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- Acquisition notes
- The source of drawings Popham 1967, nos. 173 to 216 was probably a small volume bought by Knight in the sale of Lord Spencer's Colln (Philipe, 18.vi.1811/880) coming from the Colbert's library.
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