A Seated Man Holding a Drawing Tablet on His Knee

A Seated Man Holding a Drawing Tablet on His Knee

A Seated Man Holding a Drawing Tablet on His Knee
Fra Bartolommeo (Baccio della Porte) (1472-1517)
Italy
About 1515
Black chalk on laid paper tinted pink
Width 13 cm x height 20.6 cm
Museum no. Dyce 177

The man represented is holding a drawing tablet, the most common surface on which drawings were made before paper became plentiful.