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Sketches of Three Male Heads in Profile

A work made of black chalk, on cream laid paper, laid down on cream laid paper.
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  • A work made of black chalk, on cream laid paper, laid down on cream laid paper.

Date:

1580/1600

Artist:

Italian, Roman or Lombard
Late 16th century

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Prints and Drawings

Artist

Unknown Roman

Title

Sketches of Three Male Heads in Profile

Origin

Italy

Date

1580–1599

Medium

Black chalk, on cream laid paper, laid down on cream laid paper

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, lower left, in pen and brown ink: "pniv.L." [?]; at left edge, in black chalk: "87"; lower center on mount, in graphite: "Leonard da Vinci"

Dimensions

208 × 143 mm

Credit Line

The Leonora Hall Gurley Memorial Collection

Reference Number

1922.5410

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