GIROLAMO SICIOLANTE, CALLED IL SERMONETA | SEATED VIRGIN
GIROLAMO SICIOLANTE, CALLED IL SERMONETA
Sermoneta 1521 - 1575 Rome
Black chalk heightened with white on blue paper, squared in black chalk for transfer;
bears recent attribution in black chalk, verso: Sebastiano del Piombo
266 by 173 mm
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Laid down. Few small losses around the arm to the left and the fingers of her hand, some more to the bottom margin and right. All losses seem due to silverfish. Left corner missing and the point of the right one. Some rubbing in the dark area below the drapery. Media still strong.
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Benjamin West (1738-1820), London (L.419);
Geiger Collection, New York;
Private Collection, Switzerland
B. Davidson, ‘Some Early Works by Girolamo Siciolante’, Art Bulletin, XLVIII, 1966, p. 64, n. 47;
R. Bruno, 'Girolamo Siciolante: Revisioni e verifiche ricostruttive', Critica d’arte, CXXXVI, 1974, p. 33;
J. Hunter, 'The Drawings and Draughtsmanship of Girolamo Siciolante da Sermoneta', Master Drawings, vol. XXVI, no. 1, 1988, p. 19, p. 33, note 36, pl. 12;
J. Hunter, Girolamo Siciolante pittore da Sermoneta (1521-1575), Rome 1996, p. 158, under no. 25, p. 279, n. D-15, fig. 58