Quantcast

Head of an Old Woman Looking to Lower Right

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

Date:
1584–86
Medium:
Brush and oil paint on paper
Dimensions:
15-3/8 x 10-13/16 in. (39.1 x 27.4 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Harry G. Sperling Fund, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.87.2
  • Provenance

    Mr. Gorton (British)-- purchased from widow by G. Agnew, 1975; Thomas Agnew & Sons, Ltd. (London), London--1976

  • 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.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 11, 2000–June 25, 2000.

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 12, 2010–July 11, 2010.

    National Gallery, London. "Federico Barocci," February 27, 2013–May 19, 2013.

  • References

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

    Andrea Emiliani, Giovanna Bertalà Mostra di Federico Barocci. Ex. cat. Museo Civico, Bologna, 1975, cat. no. no. 160, fig. no. no. 160, ill.

    Edmund P. Pillsbury "Barocci at Bologna and Florence." Master Drawings. vol. 14, no. 1, Master Drawings, New York, 1976, pp. 56, 63.

    John Shearman "Barocci at Bologna and Florence." in Burlington Magazine. vol. 118, London, January 1976, fig. no. fig. 2, pp. 51-52, ill.

    Edmund P. Pillsbury "The Oil Studies of Frederico Barocci." Apollo Magazine. vol. 108, New York, Sept. 1978, fig. no. pl. 4, pp. 171-172, ill.

    Graham Smith "Frederico Barocci." Burlington Magazine, vol. 120, 1978. vol. 120, Burlington Magazine, London, 1978, fig. no. fig. 106, 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. 44, fig. no. no. 44, 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. 21, fig. no. 21, p. 32, ill.

    Andrea Emiliani Federico Barocci. 1985, cat. no. no. 459, fig. no. fig. 459, pp. 223, 446, 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. 78, fig. no. p. 222, pp. 88-89, ill.

    Carmen C. Bambach Drawing and Painting in the Italian Renaissance Workshop: Theory and Practice, 1300-1600. New York and Cambridge, 1999, fig. no. 50, p. 55.

    Mario Di Giampaolo "Federico Barocci: sulla 'Visitazione' alla Chiesa Nuova." Prospettiva. 129, 2008, pp. 93-96, note 2.

    Mario Di Giampaolo Mario di Giampaolo. Scritti sul disegno italiano 1971-2008. ed. by Cristiana Garofalo, Florence, 2010, p. 293.



  • See also
    Who
    What
    Where
    When
    In the Museum
    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
    MetPublications
338138:3

Close