Study for Female Head (verso); Head of Christ (recto)

A work made of black, red, brown, and ochre chalks, with stumping and touches of graphite, heightened with white chalk (recto), and black, red, yellow, and brown chalks, heightened with white chalk (verso), on blue laid paper (faded to tan on recto).

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  • A work made of black, red, brown, and ochre chalks, with stumping and touches of graphite, heightened with white chalk (recto), and black, red, yellow, and brown chalks, heightened with white chalk (verso), on blue laid paper (faded to tan on recto).

Date:

1635/40

Artist:

Carlo Francesco Nuvolone
Italian 1609–1662

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Artist

Carlo Francesco Nuvolone

Title

Study for Female Head (verso); Head of Christ (recto)

Origin

Italy

Date

1635–1640

Medium

Black, red, brown, and ochre chalks, with stumping and touches of graphite, heightened with white chalk (recto), and black, red, yellow, and brown chalks, heightened with white chalk (verso), on blue laid paper (faded to tan on recto)

Inscriptions

None

Dimensions

358 x 272 mm

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Searle Bent

Reference Number

2018.732

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