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Study of a Head

Artist:
Giovanni Gerolamo Savoldo (Italian, Brescia 1480/85–after 1548)
Date:
ca. 1508–18
Medium:
Black chalk on blue paper, highlighted with white
Dimensions:
6 x 4in. (15.2 x 10.2cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Bequest of Walter C. Baker, 1971
Accession Number:
1972.118.275
Not on view
Marking: Collector's stamp of Nathaniel Hone (Lugt 2793)
Nathaniel Hone (Irish, Dublin 1718–1784 London); Donor: Walter C. Baker (American, 1893–1971)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 28, 1994–February 5, 1995.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," May 5, 1998–September 14, 1998.

Museo Civico Ala Ponzone di Cremona. "Painters of Reality: The Legacy of Leonardo and Caravaggio in Lombard Painting," February 14, 2004–May 2, 2004.

William M. Griswold "Some newly-discovered drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Beccafumi, Savoldo and Tibaldi." Apollo. vol. 140, London, 1994, p. 24, repr.

Giovanni Agosti Disegni del Rinascimento in Valpadana Exh. cat. Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi. Florence, 2001, p. 264.

Mina Gregori, Andrea Bayer Painters of Reality: The Legacy of Leonardo and Caravaggio in Lombardy. Exh. cat. Yale University Press, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and New Haven, 2004, p. 143, no. 51 (entry by Linda Wolk-Simon).



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