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Head of a Woman

ca. 1500
Made in Troyes, Champagne
Limestone with traces of polychromy
Overall: 4 3/4 x 4 3/8 x 4 15/16 in. (12 x 11.1 x 12.6 cm)
Overall (with mount): 6 15/16 x 4 3/8 x 4 15/16 in. (17.7 x 11.1 x 12.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Hayford Peirce, 1987
Accession Number:
Not on view
Hayford PeirceCollection; Mrs. Hayford Peirce, San Diego (until 1987)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "One Hundred Eighteenth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year July 1, 1987, through June 30, 1988." Annual Report of the Trustees of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 118 (1988). p. 33.

Wixom, William D., ed. Mirror of the Medieval World. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. no. 279, p. 219.

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