Old Man Wearing a Turban Ornamented with Fur, Facing Right, from Small Studies of Heads in Oriental Headdress

A work made of etching in black on cream wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching in black on cream wove paper.

Date:

1645/50

Artist:

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
Italian, 1611-1675

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Artist

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

Title

Old Man Wearing a Turban Ornamented with Fur, Facing Right, from Small Studies of Heads in Oriental Headdress

Origin

Italy

Date

1645–1650

Medium

Etching in black on cream wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed upper left, in plate: "BG / CASTIGLIONE / GENOVESE"; inscribed lower right, below plate, in graphite: "94 - 134 - 87 Cen"

Dimensions

110 x 81 mm (image/plate); 173 x 139 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Gift of Marjorie Kreilick McNab

Reference Number

2015.566

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