Head of a Young Woman in Three-Quarter View Facing Left

Artist: Carlo Cignani (Italian, Bologna 1628–1719 Forlì)
Artist: or possibly by Marcantonio Franceschini (Italian, Bologna 1648–1729 Bologna)
Date: 1670–1700
Medium: Brush and brown wash, highlighted with white and cream gouache (partly oxidized), over a preliminary freehand and ruled underdrawing in charcoal, outlines stylus-incised for transfer, on four glued sheets of light tan paper with deckled borders. Traces of framing outlines stylus-ruled along upper, right, and bottom borders
Dimensions: 18-1/8 x 14-3/16 in. (46 x 36 cm), irregular borders
Classification: Drawings
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1966
Accession Number: 66.14

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