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Head of a youthful saint (?), inclined to left
Black, red and white chalk, on blue paper
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Height: 372 millimetres
Width: 265 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Lit.: A.E. Popham, 'Catalogue of Drawings in the Collection formed by Sir Thomas Phillipps, Bart., F.R.S., now in the possession of his Grandson, T. Fitzroy Phillipps Fenwick of Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham', London, 1935, p. 49, no. 1 (as Lodovico Carracci); J.A. Gere and P. Pouncey, 'Italian drawings in the BM, Artists working in Rome', London, 1983, no. 54
Gere & Pouncey 1983
The unsatisfactory impression created by this drawing is partly due to its faded condition and partly to retouching, especially on the mouth and teeth. Nevertheless, we cannot see what it is, if not a much damaged original.
Literature: Popham, Fenwick, p. 49 (L. Carracci, 1).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2001 Mar-Jul, Genoa, Palazzo Ducale, "Voyage en Italie"
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