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Old Man Wearing a Turban Ornamented with Fur, Facing Right, from Small Studies of Heads in Oriental Headdress

A work made of etching in black on cream wove paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching in black on cream wove paper.

Date:

1645/50

Artist:

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
Italian, 1611-1675

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

Title

Old Man Wearing a Turban Ornamented with Fur, Facing Right, from Small Studies of Heads in Oriental Headdress

Place

Italy (Artist's nationality)

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1645–1650

Medium

Etching in black on cream wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed upper left, in plate: "BG / CASTIGLIONE / GENOVESE"; inscribed lower right, below plate, in graphite: "94 - 134 - 87 Cen"

Dimensions

Image/plate: 11 × 8.1 cm (4 3/8 × 3 1/4 in.); Sheet: 17.3 × 13.9 cm (6 13/16 × 5 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Marjorie Kreilick McNab

Reference Number

2015.566

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