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Head of a Bearded Man, Looking Up to Right: Study for Saint Catherine of Alexandria Disputing with the Pagan Priests

A work made of red and black chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue laid paper, laid down on cream laid card.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of red and black chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue laid paper, laid down on cream laid card.

Date:

c. 1603

Artist:

Ludovico Cardi, called Il Cigoli (Italian, 1559-161
or follower of Federico Barocci (Italian, c. 1535-1612)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Cigoli

Title

Head of a Bearded Man, Looking Up to Right: Study for Saint Catherine of Alexandria Disputing with the Pagan Priests

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality:)

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1601–1605

Medium

Red and black chalk, heightened with touches of white chalk, on blue laid paper, laid down on cream laid card

Dimensions

16.5 × 13 cm (6 1/2 × 5 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.1017

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