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Head of a bearded man in profile to right
Verso: Fragment of a composition of St Jerome in his Study
Pen and brown ink
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Height: 41 millimetres
Width: 30 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- One of six drawings for this composition in the BM (See 1905,1110.36-38; 1905,1110.40; 1946,0713.441* and 1905,1110.44), for a list of other connected drawings see P 142. The recto is an attentive study for the head of Daniel (See 1905,1110.37). 1905,1110.40 and1905,1110.38 were part of the same sheet; the fragments of the verso, when joined together, show part of a composition known in its complete form from a copy (1940,0413.60).
See Popham, 'Catalogue of the Drawings of Parmigianino', Cambridge, 1971, No.237.
See 1905,1110.38 for curatorial comment.
Literature: Quintavalle, p. 200; Emilian Drawings, no. 51 (b) ; Popham, Parmigianino, under pl. xlvb.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- For a note on the acquisition history, see 1905,1110.11.
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