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Study of a Man's Head

Jacopo da Pontormo (Jacopo Carucci) (Italian, Pontormo 1494–1556 Florence)

Date:
1494–1556
Medium:
Red chalk; stumping
Dimensions:
sheet: 5 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (13.3 x 11.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Pfeiffer and Harry G. Sperling Funds, Gift of Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, Theresa Sackler and Family, and Karen B. Cohen Fund, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.361
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Annotated by a later hand, in black chalk, at lower left corner, "Jacopo" and at lower right corner, "Pontormo"; and on verso, in red chalk, at center of bottom edge by early hand, "Jacopo".

  • Provenance

    Brian Sewell ; Vendor: Brian Sewell

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," February 8, 1999–May 3, 1999.

  • References

    Carmen C. Bambach, Colta Ives, Perrin Stein, Nadine Orenstein "Recent Acquisitions, A Selection: 1998-1999." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, vol. 57, no. 2, Autumn 1999, p. 27, ill.

    Carmen C. Bambach "Tuscan Drawings of the Quattrocento and Cinquecento in the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1998-2005." in Invisibile agli occhi: Atti della giornata di studio in ricordo di Lisa Venturini. Edited by Nicoletta Baldini, Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell'Arte Roberto Longhi, Florence, 2007, pp. 81, 91 n.36.



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