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Head of an old man

Artist:
Giovanni Antonio da Brescia (Italian, active ca. 1490–ca. 1525)
Artist:
After Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, Vinci 1452–1519 Amboise)
Artist:
Formerly attributed to Andrea Mantegna (Italian, Isola di Carturo 1430/31–1506 Mantua)
Date:
ca. 1490–1525
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet (Trimmed): 4 3/4 × 4 3/4 in. (12 × 12 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.94.3
Not on view
There are two impressions of this print in the collection (see 25.2.27).
Vendor: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Leonardo da Vinci and His Followers in the Collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art," March 5, 1981–June 7, 1981.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," July 25, 2005–October 23, 2005.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," January 11, 2010–April 11, 2010.

Bartsch XIII.241.21 (as Andrea Mantegna); TIB.Commentary.XXV.2509.016 (as Zoan Andrea); Hind V.86.3.
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803, cat. no. XIII.241.21, p. 241.

Arthur Mayger Hind Early Italian engraving: a critical catalogue with complete reproduction of all the prints described. London and New York, 1938-1948, cat. no. V.86.3, p. 86.

TIB The Illustrated Bartsch - Commentary Volumes. 1978–, cat. no. XXV.2509.016, p. 268.



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