Double-sided drawing; Recto Profile Head of Old Woman with Elaborate Coiffure, Verso Anatomical Studies of Arms and Legs

mid-16th–mid-17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, late 16th or early 17th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 23.8 x 16.8 cm (9 3/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1979.468

Medium or Technique

Black chalk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Black chalk. Mounted on a cut-out mount for double-sided viewing.

Inscription

Recto: Profile head of an old woman with an elaborate coiffure. On recto, early pen and brown ink: "18" (indicates numbered sketch book?). Stamp L. 897 recto and verso.

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark: fragment, bird within circle surmounted by a crown.

Provenance

Eugene Rodrigues (b. 1853, Paris, Lugt 897); Lodewijk Houthakker, Amsterdam; acquired September 1979

Credit Line

Gift of Lodewijk Houthakker