Design for a four-poster bed


  • Title

    Design for a four-poster bed

  • Artist/maker

    formerly attributed to Raphael (1483 - 1520)
    Baccio Bandinelli (1493 - 1560)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1518 - 1519
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink over blind stylus and possibly leadpoint, on laid paper, laid down on a secondary support

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 28.6 x 20.9 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by a Body of Subscribers, 1846.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Ward, Roger Barry, ‘ Baccio Bandinelli as a draughtsman’, 1982, London, University of London, Courtauld Institute, Phil. Diss, 276

Ward, Roger Barry, Baccio Bandinelli (1493-1560). Drawings from British Collections (Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge 3 May-3 July, 1988), 20

Thornton, Peter, The Italian Renaissance interior 1400-1600 (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1991 c1991), 147, 137

Middeldorf, Ulrich, ‘A group of drawings of Baccio Bandinelli’, Kansas City: Print collector’s quarterly, 24, 3, (1937)

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