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Head of Saint Stephen: Study for the Martyrdom of Saint Stephen

A work made of black chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk and white oil paint, on brown laid paper, laid down on japanese paper, edge mounted to off-white wove paper.
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  • A work made of black chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk and white oil paint, on brown laid paper, laid down on japanese paper, edge mounted to off-white wove paper.

Date:

1627/30

Artist:

Jacopo Cavedone
Italian, 1577-1660

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Artist

Jacopo Cavedone

Title

Head of Saint Stephen: Study for the Martyrdom of Saint Stephen

Origin

Italy

Date

1627–1630

Medium

Black chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk and white oil paint, on brown laid paper, laid down on Japanese paper, edge mounted to off-white wove paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower right, in pen and brown ink: "IS" (probably a transcription of the collector’s mark of the Earl Spencer [L.1530]); inscribed recto, on former mount: "Lanfranco"

Dimensions

384 × 299 mm

Credit Line

William D. Shorey Fund; Sara R. Shorey and Henry C. Woods Endowments

Reference Number

1992.173

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