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Girolamo Siciolante da Sermoneta (1521-1575)
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Girolamo Siciolante da Sermoneta (1521-1575)

A seated figure, his right hand raised

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Girolamo Siciolante da Sermoneta (1521-1575)
A seated figure, his right hand raised
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash heightened with white, watermark encircled crossbow.
210 x 148 mm.
Provenance
J.C. Jammes (L. 1430a).
Ian Woodner; Christie's London, 2 July 1991, lot 81.
Literature
J. Hunter, The Drawings and Draughtsmanship of Girolamo Siciolante da Sermoneta, Master Drawings, XXVI, 1988, no. 12, pl. 3.
J. Hunter, Girolamo Siciolante pittore da Sermoneta (1521-1575), Rome, 1996, p. 98, no. D14, pl. 22.
Exhibited
New York, William H. Schab Gallery, Los Angeles, County Museum, and Indianapolis, Museum of Art, Woodner Collection II, Old Master Drawings from the XV to the XVIII Century, 1973, no. 49, illustrated. Rome, Castel Sant'Angelo, Gli Affreschi di Paolo III a Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome, 1981, II, no. 2, illustrated.
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Lot Essay

Related to the figure on the right of Siciolante's picture of the Madonna and Child enthroned with Saints and the Donor, Matteo Malvezzi in the Church of San Martino Maggiore, Bologna, J. Hunter, op. cit., 1996, pl. 20. The picture is signed and dated 1548.
A large compositional drawing for the picture is in the Louvre, J. Hunter, op. cit., 1996, fig. 21.
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