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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.165
People
Paris Bordone, Italian (Treviso, Italy 1500 - 1571 Venice, Italy)
Title
Portrait of a Bearded Man; verso: Sketch for a Portrait of a Bearded Gentleman
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1550
Places
Creation Place: Europe, Italy, Veneto, Venice
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/296145
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Black and white chalk with black and and gray wash on buff antique laid paper; verso: black chalk
Dimensions
actual: 17.2 x 14.2 cm (6 3/4 x 5 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, u.l., brown ink: roiz [?]
  • watermark: Need to do beta
  • inscription: verso, l.l., graphite: 1619/
    T [?]
  • inscription: l.r., brown ink: [Only traces of the inscription are visible as most of it has been cut off]
Provenance
Nelson Goodman, Boston, MA, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1966.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Nelson Goodman
Accession Year
1966
Object Number
1966.165
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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