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Attributed to Francesco Vecellio (circa 1485-1560)
Attributed to Francesco Vecellio (circa 1485-1560)

The Madonna and Child

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Attributed to Francesco Vecellio (circa 1485-1560)
The Madonna and Child
numbered 'N 40-'
black chalk, pen and brown ink, brown wash, heightened with white, on blue paper, arched, the upper section made up
168 x 77 mm.
Provenance
Sir Charles Robinson (L.1433), with his attribution and date of acquisition, '483 titian JCRobinson nov 1839' (verso).

Lot Essay

Similar to a drawing of The Madonna and Child seated on a dais at Christ Church, Oxford (inv. 0284), given by Harold Wethey to Vecellio, elder brother and assistant to Titian, Professor Harold Wethey, Titian and His Drawings, Princeton, 1987, no. A-45, fig. 203.
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