Head of an Old Man

early 17th–mid-17th century
Artist Jan Lievens (Dutch, 1607–1674)


Catalogue Raisonné

Rovinski 70 Hollstein 106

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.2 x 13 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.) Mount: 17.4 x 13.3 cm (6 7/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1985.802

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in black and tan

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Additional highlights cut from tone block compared to other impressions.
Trimmed on or within borderline and mounted down.

Inscription

Verso, upper edge: I Ø

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston, MA); his bequest to MFA, 1955, accessioned 1985.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen