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Head of Christ

Artist:
Cigoli (Ludovico Cardi) (Italian, Castello di Cigoli 1559–1613 Rome)
Date:
1559–1613
Medium:
Oil paint on a sheet of paper that had previous writing by the artist in pen and brown ink (surface varnished)
Dimensions:
16-15/16 x 11-7/16 in. (43.0 x 29.0 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mrs. Carl L. Selden Gift, in memory of Carl L. Selden, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.198
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated in pen and brown ink.
Colnaghi, New York
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Recent Acquisitions: Drawings, Prints and Photographs," September 22, 1988–January 8, 1989.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 11, 2000–June 25, 2000.

Old Master Drawings, Presented by Jean-Luc Baroni. Exh. cat. Colnaghi, New York, New York, 1987, cat. no. 19, fig. no. 19, ill.

Lawrence Turčić "New York: Four Exhibitions of Drawings" Burlington Magazine. vol. 129, September 1987, p. 622.

Jacob Bean "Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1987 - June 30, 1988. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no.118, New York, 1988, p. 23.

Miles Chappell "On Some Drawings by Cigoli." in Master Drawings. vol. 27, no. 3, New York, 1989, cat. no. vol. 27, no. 3, fig. no. pl. 9, pp. 200, 212. 34, ill.

Miles Chappell Disegni di Lodovico Cigoli (1559-1613). Exh. cat. Florence, Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi. Florence, 1992, pp. 83-85, under nos. 49-50.

William M. Griswold, Linda Wolk-Simon Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings in New York Collections. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (January 11 - March 27, 1994). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, p. 43, no. 37, ill.



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