Infantry Captain with Pike and Sword

1535–47
Attributed to Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501–1547), Formerly attributed to Ludolph Büsinck (German, 1599/1602–1669)


Dimensions

Sheet: 33.3 x 23.3 cm (13 1/8 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.986

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and brush with brown wash

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Costume study for a page, herald or figure in a procession

Provenance

Count Jan Pieter van Suchtelen (1751-1836, St. Petersburg, Lugt 2332); [sale 4 June 1862 (expert Blaisot)]; Eugène Rodriguez (b. 1853, Paris, Lugt 897); Paul Fourché (1804-1922, Bordeaux, Lugt 1039); Galerie de Bayser & Strölin, Paris; sold to MFA and accessioned June 8, 1964.

Credit Line

Print Department Special Fund