Artist Italian
Artist after Michelangelo, Italian, 1475-1564
  • A Group of Soldiers from the Crucifixion of Saint Peter
Date after 1550
Medium red chalk over a preliminary drawing in black chalk on cream antique laid paper
Dimensions Sheet: 16 × 9 5/8 inches (40.6 × 24.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. James E. Scripps
Accession Number 09.1SDR175
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: [circle within six-pointed star within circle to which a small Latin cross is attached]
Stamp, in black, verso, lower left corner: William Koller (Lugt 2632)
Stamp, in purple, lower right corner: Peoli (Lugt 2020)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, upper left corner: [indecipherable]
Inscribed, in black chalk, verso, center: 23
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, along lower edge: gekauft von Baumgartner 1864 2 OWf [E?]--Alte Zeichnung nach Michel Angelo
between 1860 and 1870, drawings sale, Franz Baumgartner (Vienna, Austria).
February 1872, Wilhelm Koller sale (Vienna, Austria).
J.J. Peoli (New York, New York, USA);
May 8, 1894, sold by (American Art Association, New York, New York, USA) no. 70.
James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
Mrs. James E. Scripps (Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1909-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, pp. 272-273, no. A9.

Olszewski, Edward. A Corpus of Drawings in Midwestern Collections. Sixteenth-Century Italian Drawings, vol. 1-2. Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2008, vol. 1, p. 244, cat. 194 (ill.).