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Head of King Lear

A work made of red and black chalk with graphite, on tan wove paper, partially laid down.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of red and black chalk with graphite, on tan wove paper, partially laid down.

Date:

1747-1785

Artist:

Attributed to Giovanni Battista Cipriani
Italian, 1727-1785

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Battista Cipriani

Title

Head of King Lear

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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Artist's working dates 1747–1785

Medium

Red and black chalk with graphite, on tan wove paper, partially laid down

Dimensions

19.1 × 15 cm (7 9/16 × 5 15/16 in.)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1993.248.891

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