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Artist Anonymous, Italian School, North Italian, active 17th century.
Title Portrait of a Gentleman.
Date c. 1600.
Description Graphic reproduction(s) with documentation of a painting.
Dimensions/Medium 4 7/8 in. (diameter).
12.4 cm (diameter).
oil on copper.

Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Photoarchive Items  North Italian School (17th century) 721-15a    NON-REQUESTABLE
Provenance (d) Holzer;
(d) Piero Tozzi, New York, until 1917;
(d) sold by him to Kleinberger (as by Moroni);
(a and d) sold by him to Colonel Michael Friedsam, New York (died 1931);
(c and d) bequeathed by him in 1931 to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (32.100.101).
Current repository Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, United States, The Friedsam Collection, Bequest of Michael Friedsam, 1931, 32.100.101, public.
Sourced updates Medium: (d) Oil on copper. Dimensions: (d) 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.)
Condition history (d) Cleaning in 1994 uncovered the sitter's right hand holding a lace handkerchief.
Attribution history (a,b) Italian School, North - 1st quarter 16th c., (b) by Richard Offner, 1927, (a) by Friedsam, 1927, dated to circa 1600.
Images Photograph, unidentified photographic source Gift Col. Friedsam 0/0/1927
Digital image, GAS9847.tif (image) March 6, 1999
Sources (a) Verbally, Col. Friedsman, 1927.
(b) Verbally, Richard Offner, 1927.
(c) Art News,, 2 January 1932, p.5.
(d) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Website, January 2011.
LC subject Anonymous, Italian School, North Italian, active 17th century.
Art, Italian.
Other subject Portraits: Men: Without hands: (without hats): Head to left.
Form Italian School.
Paintings (visual works)
Related corporate bodies Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Frick Art Reference Library.
Frick artist name form North Italian School (17th century), 17th C.

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