Recto: Seated semi-nude female wearing drapery
Verso: Study of a nude boy reclining in his mother's lap, and four studies of legs

Details

  • Title

    Recto: Seated semi-nude female wearing drapery Verso: Study of a nude boy reclining in his mother's lap, and four studies of legs

  • Artist/maker

    Parmigianino (1503 - 1540)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1526 - 1527
  • Material and technique

    recto: black and white chalks on laid paper
    verso: pen and brown ink with grey wash, heightened with white bodycolour (now oxidised), and separate studies in red chalk on laid paper

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 23.2 x 16.1 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1939.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1939.76

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Further reading

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), 442

Macandrew, Hugh, Ashmolean Museum Oxford: Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings, III, Italian Schools: Supplement (Oxford, 1980), 442

Popham, A. E., Catalogue of the Drawings of Parmigianino, 1, 3 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971), 336

Ekserdjian, David, Parmigianino (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006), 45-48

Gnann, Achim, Parmigianino: die Zeichnungen, 1, 2 (Petersberg: Imhof, 2007), 561

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