Head of a Bearded Man Looking to Lower Left

Federico Barocci (Italian, Urbino ca. 1535–1612 Urbino)

Brush and oil paint on paper
15-1/4 x 10-3/4 in. (38.7 x 27.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1976
Accession Number:
  • Provenance

    Mr. Gorton (British)-- of Norwich in the late 1920's; Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd. (London)

  • Exhibition History

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art".

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 27, 1995–February 25, 1996.

    Saint Louis Art Museum. "Federico Barocci," October 21, 2012–January 20, 2013.

  • References

    Jacob Bean Notable Acquisitions (Metropolitan Museum of Art), 1975-1979: Drawings. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1979, p. 56, ill.

    Judith W. Mann, Saint Louis Art Museum Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master of Color and Line. Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, 2012, (entry by Judith W. Mann and Babette Bohn), cat. no. 8.9, p. 171, ill.

    Andrea Emiliani, Giovanna Bertalà Mostra di Federico Barocci. Ex. cat. Museo Civico, Bologna, 1975, cat. no. no. 115, fig. no. no. 115, ill.

    "Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1975 - June 30, 1976. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 106, New York, 1976, p. 35.

    Edmund P. Pillsbury "Barocci at Bologna and Florence." Master Drawings. vol. 14, no. 1, Master Drawings, New York, 1976, pp. 56, 64.

    John Shearman "Barocci at Bologna and Florence." in Burlington Magazine. vol. 118, London, January 1976, fig. no. fig. 1, pp. 51-52, ill.

    Edmund P. Pillsbury "The Oil Studies of Frederico Barocci." Apollo Magazine. vol. 108, New York, Sept. 1978, fig. no. pl. 2, pp. 170-71, ill.

    Graham Smith "Frederico Barocci." Burlington Magazine, vol. 120, 1978. vol. 120, Burlington Magazine, London, 1978, fig. no. fig. 105, pp. 330-33, ill.

    Edmund P. Pillsbury and Louise S. Richards The Graphic Art of Federico Barocci. Ex. cat. The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978, cat. no. no. 43, fig. no. no. 43, ill.

    A Dealer's Record, Agnew's 1967-81. Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd., Agnew's, London, 1981, fig. no. p. 163, p. 163, ill.

    Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turcic 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, cat. no. 20, fig. no. 20, p. 32, ill.

    Andrea Emiliani Federico Barocci. 1985, cat. no. no. 314, fig. no. Fig. 314, p. 444, ill.

    William M. Griswold, Linda Wolk-Simon Sixteenth Century Italian Drawings in New York Collections. Exh. cat.: January 11 - March 27, 1994. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1994, cat. no. 77, fig. no. p. 221, pp. 86-88, ill.

  • See also
    In the Museum