Three Figures by a Plinth and a Nude, after Raphael (recto); Figure Studies (verso)
20 cm x 19.37 cm (7 7/8 in. x 7 5/8 in.)
(Tuscany, 1553 - 1615, Rome)
Medium and Support:
Pen and brown ink and wash with traces of black chalk (recto and verso) on beige antique laid paper
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, The Suida-Manning Collection, 2017
Like his engravings, many of Cherubino Alberti’s drawings interpret compositions and often disassociated motifs in venerable early sixteenth-century Roman examples. Characteristic, this study derives from Raphael’s fresco of the Dispute over the Holy Sacrament in the Stanza della Segnatura.