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Tapestry Cartoon Fragment: The Top of Woman's Head with Hair Braided over a Cloth Headdress

Artist:
School of Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, Urbino 1483–1520 Rome)
Date:
1500–1550
Medium:
Brush, yellow, orange, brown, gray and white gouache over traces of black chalk
Dimensions:
8-7/8 x 15-3/8 in. (22.5 x 39.0 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of John W. Lisle, 1922, in memory of his father, Joseph William Lisle
Accession Number:
22.72.3
Not on view
Inscription: Annotated on verso of backing in pen and brown ink: "J.6." [Lugt 2984 -- indication of the location of drawings in Richardson collection].

Annotated on verso of mount in faded red ink, relating to the lot number in the 1798 Sir Joshua Reynolds sale at Harry Phillips in London: "Lot 17...[?]" (Lugt 3016a)

Marking: The collectors' marks of Richardson the Elder (Lugt 2184) and Sir Joshua Reynolds (Lugt 2364) are stamped on the recto at the right margin.
Jonathan Richardson Sr. (British, London 1667–1745 London); Sir Joshua Reynolds (British, Plympton 1723–1792 London); John W. Lisle
Hugh MacAndrew Ashmolean Museum. Oxford. Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings. Volume III. Italian Schools, Supplement. vol. 3, Oxford, 1980, mentioned under no. 599-619, Appendix 2.

Jacob Bean, Lawrence Turčić 15th and 16th Century Italian Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, cat. no. 215, fig. no. 215, p. 217, ill.



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